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 Location:||Enurmino village, Russia|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 5D Mark II|
|Copyright:||© Jean-François Lagrot|