Philip Demers is also known as The Walrus Whisperer. He is a former professional marine mammal trainer best known for his relationship with a captive walrus named Smooshi.
Phil Demers is a former professional marine mammal trainer and subject of the new documentary "The Walrus and the Whistleblower".
Phil Demers is a former professional marine mammal trainer. He is best known for his relationship with a captive walrus named Smooshi that he imprinted on when she was young. Their relationship garnered the attention of  the mass media for its uniqueness.  Demers left his position citing allegations of negligent treatment of the animals and unhealthy conditions. Since that time, he has dedicated himself to the release of Smooshi the walrus, and defending himself against the relentless legal battle from his previous employer. Find Phil on Twitter @WalrusWhisperer. Contribute to the cause @
Thank you so much for tuning in for another episode of Tin Foil Hat with Sam Tripoli. This episode we welcome the "Walrus Whisperer," Phil Demers. Discussing his work for animal rights and his fight for Smooshi. I loved this episode so much so I hope you all enjoy it. Thank you for your support.Please check out Phil Demers twitter and gofundme. check out....My you to our sponsors:BETDSI: Go to and use the promocode HAT100 and they will double your deposit.Blinkist: With Blinkist, you get unlimited access to read or listen to a massive library of condensed non-fiction books -- all the books you want and all for one low price by using the promo code "HAT!" Go to Chew; Right now, we’ve got a special deal for our listeners: Visit and get your first shipment FREE when use our special promo code HAT -- Just pay $5 shipping. Again, that’s B - L - U - E - CHEW dot com, promo code TinFoil to try it FREE.Absolute Xtracts: Please go to and use the promo code "Chaos" for 20% off of all you CBD, Flower and Vap purchases!Manscaped: Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code TINFOILHAT at That’s 20% off with free shipping, and use code TINFOILHATAbsoluteXracts: Check out our sponsors at! They are the Nike of weed and have everything you might need to get lit as f@ck!We have big shows coming please check them dates out:Nov 15th- Vegas Backstage Bar and Billiards Nov 22nd-25th- La Jolla Comedy StoreDec 20th- Portland The Mississippi
When fighting against mistreatment of our marine brothers and sisters, Phil Demers has a few choice words for MarineLand. Most of them rhyme with "truck". Episode sponsored by My Bookie online. Use Code HOTBOXIN for a $1000 bonus.
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Mar 21st, 1978
Toronto, ON, Canada
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17 hours, 27 minutes
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