female Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens)
wild caught on August 20th, 1982
deceased on August 11th, 2015
Ancestors and Descendants
No known related animals.
capture 1982-Aug-20 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
transfer 1982-Aug-20 to Alaska Zoo
transfer 1982-Aug-23 to New York Aquarium
transfer 1992-Dec-21 to Brookfield Zoo
transfer 1993-Apr-19 to New York Aquarium
transfer 2001-Nov-15 to Mystic Aquarium
transfer 2002-May-12 to New York Aquarium
death 2015-Aug-11 at New York Aquarium
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: 143 lb
1982-Aug-27: 41 in
No images available at this time.
04323 (New York Aquarium)
920336 (Brookfield Zoo)
#33 (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)
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.
2018-Jan-08. Lisa Oland. AZA Regional Studbook.
2005-Apr-25. Jodie Baker. 2004 North American Regional Walrus Studbook.
1983. New York Zoological Society. Annual report of the New York Zoological Society, p. 34. Retrieved from Archive.org.
1982-Aug-27. Daily News. Tusk luck ending of baby walruses, p. 72. Retrieved from Newspapers.com.