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A Few Favourites from the Walrus Wall

While the Horniman Walrus is holidaying in marvellous Margate, we've been inviting visitors to leave him messages on the Walrus Wall in the Natural History Gallery.

Of course, we already knew how important our over-stuffed star is, but the heart felt messages really drive home just how much he is loved by all our visitors. We thought we'd share just a tiny selection of our favourites here.

We've seen some truly excellent artwork.

Dear Horniman Walrus

Even poetry.

Dear Horniman Walrus

And puns abound.

Dear Horniman Walrus

The Wall definitely proved that the Walrus is popular with all ages.

Dear Horniman Walrus

Dear Horniman Walrus

He even had his first (we think) marriage proposal.

Dear Horniman Walrus

Some people were understandably disappointed with his absence.

Dear Horniman Walrus

And it all got a bit surreal for a while.

Dear Horniman Walrus

Dear Horniman Walrus

But most simply wish him well on his first trip outside the Natural History Gallery since 1901.

Dear Horniman Walrus

Dear Horniman Walrus

The best part of the Walrus Wall has been the brilliant stories people have shared with us.

Dear Horniman Walrus

Don't forget to make your own visit to the Museum and get your message out to the Walrus before he returns in mid-September. If you're lucky, you may get an answer to any questions from the Walrus himself.

You can see plenty more from the Walrus Wall in our Flickr set.