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There are approximately 140 walruses currently living across 55 facilities and 13 countries in 2023. More information and statistics on the captive walrus population will soon be provided on a separate section of this site.
To the best of my knowledge, no walruses have died in 2023.
At least 7 walruses passed away at 4 facilities in 2022:
Lost to follow-up
No walruses have been listed as lost to follow-up in 2023.
A total of 7 walruses were transitioned to unknown status in 2022:
Dabao · last sighted 2020-Oct-12 at Dalian Laohutan Ocean Park