female walrus (O. rosmarus)

wild caught in May 1961

deceased on August 24th, 1961

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1961-May in Arctic Ocean

  2. transfer 1961-May to Fred Zeehandelaar Inc

  3. transfer 1961 to Zoo Hannover

  4. transfer 1961-Aug-24 to New York Aquarium

  5. death 1961-Aug-24 at New York Aquarium

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Notes & Disclaimer

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This walrus was meant to be transferred alongside Siegfried to the Saint Louis Zoo, but she had little appetite upon arrival to New York where they were to be temporarily cared for, and she was later found dead at 6pm. Her cause of death was determined to be lung congestion.