female Pacific walrus (O. rosmarus)

wild caught on May 17th, 1971

deceased on June 23rd, 2003

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1971-May-17 in Artic Ocean

  2. transfer 1971-May-17 to Saint Louis Zoo

  3. transfer 1975-Mar-04 to SeaWorld San Diego

  4. death 2003-Jun-23 at SeaWorld San Diego

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.

Daily diet

  • 1975-May-07: 40-60 lb of clams and herring

Image Gallery

No images available at this time.




  • #20 (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)


Notes and Information

This walrus, named Florence at the Saint Louis Zoo, was referenced as Flo upon transfer to SeaWorld San Diego.

Flo's left fore flipper and left hind flipper are preserved in the collection of the San Diego State University.


  • 2018-Jan-08. Lisa Oland. AZA Regional Studbook.

  • 2005-Apr-25. Jodie Baker. 2004 North American Regional Walrus Studbook.

  • 1975-May-07. Oxnard Press Courier. Sea World Gets New Walrus. Retrieved from NewspaperArchive.com.