The walrus is a very recognizable animal. It is an Arctic animal with the males that can weigh more than a tonne and a half. They have prominent tusks and size creating an animal easy to recognize.
This totem teaches how there shall be opportunities to uncover what is currently hidden, even if what is hidden has a total lack of obviousness being there. It can be treasures of small significance, but treasures regardless.
Being connected to others and that each individual is of importance is another teaching of the walrus. This totem teaches how the two together are important and staying connected is a good thing.
Psychometry is the ability to sense objects through touch and it is the walrus that can help you develop the ability of psychometry. This ability shouldn't be tried just with the fingertips but also with other parts of the body.