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A Reevaluation of the Morphology, Paleoecology, and Phylogenetic Relationships of the Enigmatic Walrus Pelagiarctos

  • Robert W. Boessenecker mail,

    robert.boessenecker@otago.ac.nz

    Affiliations: Department of Geology, University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Morgan Churchill

    Affiliations: Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States of America, Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States of America

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  • Published: January 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054311
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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 19 Jan 2013 at 00:10 GMT

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Title: “New fossil suggests giant 'killer walrus' was just a toothy fish-eater”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 25 Jan 2013 at 23:37 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “'Killer Walrus' Teeth Fossils Suggest Prehistoric Mammal Wasn't Top Predator”
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Publication: Live Science
Title: “Ancient 'Killer Walrus' Not So Deadly After All | Predator Fossils | LiveScience”
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Publication: National Geographic
Title: “Dissecting the "Killer" Walrus - Phenomena: Laelaps”
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Publication: Orange County Register
Title: “'Killer' walrus? O.C. fossil raises doubt | walrus, killer, sea - News - The Orange County Register”
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Publication: Otago Daily Times
Title: “Killer walrus theory undone | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News”
http://www.odt.co.nz/camp...

Publication: Science World Report
Title: “New Study Suggests Prehistoric Walrus Was a Fish-Eater : Nature & Environment : Science World Report”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 01 Feb 2013 at 23:20 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: The Coastal Paleontologist
Title: “The Coastal Paleontologist down under: Was Pelagiarctos a "killer" walrus? part 2: new publication in PLOS”
http://coastalpaleo.blogs...

Publication: Otago Daily Times
Title: “Killer walrus theory undone | Otago Daily Times Online News : Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News”
http://www.odt.co.nz/camp...

Publication: Orange County Register
Title: “'Killer' walrus? O.C. fossil raises doubt | walrus, killer, sea - News - The Orange County Register”
http://www.ocregister.com...

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