male Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens)
wild caught on July 29th, 2012
deceased on October 1st, 2023
Ancestors and Descendants
No known related animals at this time.
capture 2012-Jul-29 in Barrow, Alaska
transfer 2012-Jul-29 to NSB Veterinary Clinic
transfer 2012-Jul-30 to Alaska SeaLife Center
transfer 2012-Oct-11 to New York Aquarium
transfer 2014-Jan-14 to SeaWorld San Antonio
transfer 2016-Jan-11 to SeaWorld San Diego
transfer 2019-Nov-14 to Point Defiance Zoo
transfer 2020-Dec to SeaWorld San Diego
death 2023-Oct-01 at SeaWorld San Diego
No images available at this time.
Notes and Information
The images found here have all been gathered either from this facility's official resources or news articles.
Mitik's name was spelled 「ミティック」 (Michiikku) in Japanese media regarding Chouchou's transfer.
Mitik's left tusk was removed at SeaWorld San Diego in 2021 after several months of being treated for infection at Point Defiance Zoo.
2018-Jan-08. Lisa Oland. AZA Regional Studbook.
2005-Apr-25. Jodie Baker. 2004 North American Regional Walrus Studbook.