Attenborough Gets His Facts Wrong Again About Walrus

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

h/t Robin Guenier

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000b1tw/seven-worlds-one-planet-series-1-episode-2

At the start of the programme, we see thousands of Pacific walrus hauled out on a spit of land somewhere in Siberia.

Attenborough informs viewers in his best undertaker tones:

For most of the year, they feed out in the Arctic Ocean, emerging to rest on the sea ice.

But now climate change has melted the ice here, and the only place within reach of their feeding grounds where they can rest are a few beaches, such as this one.

100,000 of them, almost the entire world population are here.

Once again, he has grossly misled viewers.

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