female walrus (O. rosmarus)

wild caught on July 12th, 1608

deceased in 1608

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1608-Jul-12 in Bear Island, Norway

  2. death 1608 in transit

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Notes and Information

This pup was captured at Cherie Island (now Bear Island) alongside a young male. While the bull arrived in London on August 20th of 1608, the female did not survive the journey to England.


  • Hamel, J. (1854). England and Russia, p. 307 (J. S. Leigh, trans.). London, England: Richard Bentley. Retrieved from Google Books.

  • Purchas, S. (1625). Chap. XIII. In I. Poole. Purchas His Pilgrimes, p. 560. Retrieved from Global Gateway and Early English Books Online