Nightly News | October 02, 2013
>>> an extraordinary site visible on a small barrier island in northwestern alaska. the dark area between the snow and the water, that would be solid walrus. it's called the great walrus hangout of 2013 . an estimated 10,000 of the animals -- and, remember, they are not small -- some weigh as much as a car. the speculation is they have gathered on the beach because of dwindling ice options in alaska the this time of year.