Our Plastic Walrus This walrus is made of soft, flexible plastic. It's slightly squeezable, and it floats. Come look through our collection of walrus toys and gifts as well as our other Arctic animals, pinnipeds,and marine mammals. Create the ARCTIC. Our realistic WALRUS toy replica fits with lifelike polar bears, foxes, seals, and seabirds in your diorama. See our igloos and eskimo miniatures. These are perfect for science projects and homeschool supplies.
Walrus Facts The two subspecies of walrus, the Pacific, which is the largest, and the Atlantic live in the Northern Hemisphere in the arctic and subarctic regions. The tusks, which give the walrus its distinctive appearance, are found on both the male (bull) and female (cow). Cows weigh up to 2,800 pounds and reach up to 10 feet long. Bulls are much larger at up to 4,000 pounds and up to 12 feet long. Like sea lions, walruses are able to rotate their rear flippers under pelvis and pivot their front flippers to the side, giving them the ability to walk and climb. These semi-aquatic mammals have a thick layer of fat beneath their tough leathery skin, which is covered by a thin layer of light brown hair. In warm weather, tiny blood vessels in the skin dilate, increasing circulation, which sheds excess body heat. This causes the skin to turn pink.