Pictured: Thousands of walruses line the beach
These gleaming tusks emerging from the sea belong to the first walrus of thousands to reach a remote beach.
Within hours a huge mass of walruses are relaxing on the same rocks, piled on top of each other in a sprawl of flailing flippers and pointy tusks.
The cinnamon-brown sea mammals come to unwind on this part of the coastline in Chukotka, Russia, during autumn every year. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS
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