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Atlantic walrus: Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus

Colour image of skeletal walrus head

Atlantic walrus: Odobenus rosmarus Linnaeus, Neogene, Moncton, New Brunswick. Walrus fossils have been found all around the New Brunswick shoreline. This specimen was found during the construction of the Intercolonial Railway near Moncton, New Brunswick.

Collector: Unknown

Moncton, New Brunswick, CANADA
Skull length 36 cm (fiberglass cast)
NBMG 10319

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