16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Walrus Male fighting

Male fightings rarely provoke fatal injuries. The very thick skin is a strong protection against coldness but also against tusks. But young walrus can be run over during these fighting and die consequently.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Enurmino village, Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Jean-Fran├žois Lagrot