Atlantic walrus (O. r. rosmarus)

wild caught in 1939

deceased in 1939

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1939 in Smith Sound, Greenland

  2. death 1939 in Norway

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Notes and Information

This walrus was purchased in 1939 by the Korkeasaari Zoo, although it died during the transit while in Norway.


  • 1939. Helsingin Kaupungin Tilastotoimiston. Kertomus Helsingin kaupungin kunnallishallinnosta, 1939. Retrieved from Helsingin kaupunginarkisto.