VIDEO: Rescued Walrus Babies Are ‘Obsessive Spooners’
Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 10 October 2012 7:53 AM
Anchorage Daily News columnist Julia O’Malley got to spend time with some YouTube stars yesterday. Pakak and Mitik are baby walruses rescued from the North Slope earlier this month. The pair has found fans all over the world after VIDEOS of them went viral. O’Malley, who calls them “obsessive spooners,” describes snuggling with a walrus like this: “[It] feels like being pinned under a warm, very chubby person who is wearing a damp velour jumpsuit that smells faintly, almost pleasantly, like low tide.” The pair is leaving Alaska this week—Patak is headed for Indianapolis and Mitik is coming to the New York Aquarium. Check them out below:
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