The story of a man who wants to become a walrus. He takes his children to the local zoo to explore the possibilities. Along the way they meet the zookeeper, who explains the various adaptations the inhabitants make to survive in their environment. Starring Richard Pahl in the title role, the film also features Sutton Foster, Hunter Foster, David Aktary and Melody Kay. Claudia Rodgers, as Mrs. Snydenham, the zookeeper, keeps the family in line while providing the proper foil to Mr. Terbillion's Ambition.