Nobody can say for sure how many walruses are left in the world. Last expert estimates are referred to 1990 and are far from being precise. Atlantic sea horses ceased to exist. It is believed that their relatives inhabiting the Pacific Ocean account for 200 000 units now. In spite of the fact hunting for walruses was prohibited in the USSR in 1956, the Chukchi of Chukotka continue killing the animals. Pictures of the bloody hunting are presented below.