male Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens)

wild caught on August 16th, 1982

unknown status after 1982

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1982-Aug-16 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

  2. transfer 1982-Aug-16 to Alaska Zoo

  3. transfer 1982-Aug-23 to New York Aquarium

  4. unknown ≥ 1982 at New York Aquarium

Physical Data

The dates listed here generally represent the time at which the measurements were published, not necessarily the date on which they were taken.


  • 1982-Aug-27: 145 lb


  • 1982-Aug-27: 45 in

Image Gallery

No images available at this time.

Notes and Information

This walrus was collected from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska as a pup -- five others were taken at various points throughout August from the same location, with three male and female pairs being transferred to the Point Defiance Zoo, New York Aquarium, and SeaWorld San Diego.


  • 1983. New York Zoological Society. Annual report of the New York Zoological Society, p. 34. Retrieved from

  • 1982-Aug-27. Daily News. Tusk luck ending of baby walruses, p. 72. Retrieved from