Report and vocabulary
Thousands of miles from home, a walrus dozes on a beach in Scotland's Orkney Islands.
It's been called a "once in a lifetime event" for a walrus to be spotted so far south of the Arctic Circle.
Nonetheless, the young male appeared to be in good health, and happy to be the centre of attention.
In the past, the animals were hunted for their blubber, ivory and meat, but now numbers are recovering.
sleeps lightly and for a short time, especially during the day
- once in a lifetime event
something that is very special because it will only happen one time in a person's life
- in good health
- the centre of attention
the person or thing that people are most interested in and watch or listen to most
the thick layer of body fat which keeps sea mammals warm