12 Delightful Walrus Tattoos

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With its large tusks the walrus is a great tattoo subject, take a look at these delightful walrus tattoos and see why!

Inhabiting the North Pole and Arctic Ocean the walrus is a beast of a sea mammal with recognizable whiskers and tusks, not to mention their physical presence, an adult walrus can weight up to 4,4000 lbs! A relatively long living animal walrus' spend most of their lives in shallow waters and on sea ice, an important part of arctic marine life walrus' have also had great cultural significance. Among indigenous arctic peoples the walrus features in many folklore legends and its skin and tusks were often used in ceremonial contexts.

A large and distinctive animal walrus' make for a striking tattoo and often include some creative exaggeration, for instance a walrus in a sailors hat is a popular design. Checkout these great walrus tattoos and sea why this arctic mammal is a delightful tattoo subject!

Dotwork Walrus Tattoo by Lawrence Edward
Dotwork Walrus Tattoo by Lawrence Edward
Walrus Hand Tattoo by Bjorn
Walrus Hand Tattoo by Bjorn
Walrus Tattoo by Chad Williams
Walrus Tattoo by Chad Williams
Walrus Tattoo by Angelina Krivi
Walrus Tattoo by Angelina Krivi

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