Walrus | Amazing Animals


NARRATOR: AND NOW
IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE
“AMAZING ANIMALS”!NUMBER 99,992…THE AMAZING WALRUS!HOW ABOUT CUDDLING UP WITH
ONE OF THESE LOVELY CREATURES?
OLD WALRUS: IN
YOUR DREAMS, SONNY.NARRATOR: AH BUT TO
TELL YOU THE “TOOTH”
NOT SUCH A GOOD IDEA.THOSE CANINE TEETH CAN
REACH UP TO 3 FEET LONG!
WALRUS: HEY, CHOPSTICK MOUTH! WALRUS 2: WATCH IT
CANDLE-STICK FACE!NARRATOR: SO NATURALLY
THE MALES USE THEIR TEETH
TO FIGHT FOR DOMINANCE.WALRUSES ARE REALLY WELL
ADAPTED TO LIVE HERE,
AROUND THE EDGE OF
THE ARCTIC OCEAN.
“ICE” SEE WHERE YOU ARE!OLD WALRUS: OH HILARIOUS!NARRATOR: A WALRUS HAS A LOT
OF BLUBBER WHICH KEEPS
THEM NICE AND WARM AND
IS A SOURCE OF ENERGY
WHEN FOOD IS SCARCE.WHEN THE ICE MELTS
IN THE SUMMER,
THE MALES NEED TO SWIM
LONG DISTANCES TO FIND A
DECENT BEACH TO REST ON!GROUP: SIMON,
IS THIS OUR BEACH? DID YOU BRING
THE BEACH BALL? SIMON: SORRY I ATE IT,
I WAS HUNGRY! GROUP: OH SIMON! SIMON: SORRY!NARRATOR: MEANWHILE,
NEAR ANOTHER ICEBERG.
THE FEMALE WALRUSES ARE
TEACHING THEIR PUPS TO SWIM.
WALLY: I DON’T WANT TO LEARN
TO SWIM, I WANT A BICYCLE! MOM: WALLY, SWIM
OR NO FISH BURGERS! WALLY: OHHH… MUM: WORKS EVERY TIME….NARRATOR: THE MOTHERS
AND PUPS END UP AT THE
SAME BEACH AS THE
MALES IN THEIR HERD,
AROUND 20,000 WALRUSES
ALL ON ONE BEACH.
FEMALE WALRUSES: LET US
ON THE BEACH, BEACH HOGS!NARRATOR: WALRUSES HAVE AN
AIR SAC UNDER THEIR THROAT,
WHICH HELPS THEM
FLOAT VERTICALLY IN THE
WATER AND SLEEP.MALE WALRUS: WHAT DO YOU CALL
A WALRUS BOBBING IN THE OCEAN? WALRUS: “BOB”. WALRUS BOB:
YEAH, WHAT YOU WANT? WALRUS: OH BOB, YOU
ALWAYS RUIN THAT JOKE!NARRATOR: THEY MIGHT BE BIG,
BLUBBERY BEACH HOGGERS
BUT THE WALRUS IS REALLY
QUITE AN “AMAZING ANIMAL”!

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