Three New Species of Extinct Walruses Found in California

Three New Species of Extinct Walruses Found in California
Christian Charisius/dpa via AP

Millions of years ago, in the warm Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California, walrus species without tusks lived abundantly.

But in a new study, Cal State Fullerton paleontologists have identified three new walrus species discovered in Orange County and one of the new species has “semi-tusks” — or longer teeth.

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