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35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...airplane. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.The World Wildlife Fund said walrus have also been gathering in large groups on the Russian side of the Chukchi Sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/35000-walrus-come-ashore-northwest-alas
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10,000 walrus come ashore at northwest Alaska island

...airplane. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.The gathering of walrus on shore is a phenomenon that has accompanied the loss of summer sea ice as the climate has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-02/10000-walrus-come-ashore-northwest-alas
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Walrus move to shore in northwest Alaska

...stampede for the ocean, crushing pups. More than 130 mostly young walruses were crushed in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.Walrus females give birth in the Bering Sea, and as temperatures warm each summer, they use sea ice as a diving platform...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-19/walrus-move-shore-northwest-alaska
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This day in history

...at Wainwright Inlet when ice cut it off from open water. The 1,200 crew members used whale boats to reach safety at Icy Cape. No lives were lost. In 1884, Alaska's first governor, John Kinkead, appointed by President Chester Arthur, arrived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091403/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...at Wainwright Inlet when ice cut it off from open water. The 1,200 crew members used whale boats to reach safety at Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea coast. No lives were lost. In 1884, Alaska's first governor, John Kinkead, appointed by President...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091406/loc_20060914018.shtml
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As walruses again gather on Alaska's shore, federal scientists plan tagging for study

...from diminished ice is the hazard of stampedes. More than 130 mostly young walruses died in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape in a disturbance that could have been caused by a polar bear, human hunters or an airplane. "This whole kind of phenomenon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-17/walruses-again-gather-alaskas-shore-fed
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Walrus congregate as ice melts

...change. Chad Jay, a U.S. Geological Survey walrus researcher, said Wednesday that about 3,500 walruses were near Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea, some 140 miles southwest of Barrow. Animals the agency tagged with satellite transmitters also were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091009/sta_491613688.shtml
Carcasses of dead walruses spotted on Alaska coast

...walrus tagging project spotted 100 to 200 carcasses near Icy Cape about 140 miles southwest of Barrow. They report the dead...About 3,500 walruses were reported last week at the Icy Cape haulout site, where walruses rest from feeding forays...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091809/sta_494526373.shtml
Russian scientists offer walrus advice during visit

...the Chukchi and grouped in haulouts of about 3,000 to 5,000 animals. Last winter a report of 131 dead walrus near Icy Cape made national news. They were part of a haulout of 3,500 and died from being trampled after something startled the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030510/sta_571149308.shtml
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AP: Feds propose listing for seals

...000 to 50,000 animals gathered near Point Lay. An estimated 3,500 walruses were spotted on Sept. 12, 2009, at Icy Cape. Two days later, 131 mostly young animals were trampled when in what federal biologists likely was a stampede caused...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120510/sta_746079627.shtml
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