female Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens)

wild caught on August 20th, 1982

deceased on August 11th, 2015

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1982-Aug-20 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

  2. transfer 1982-Aug-20 to Alaska Zoo

  3. transfer 1982-Aug-23 to New York Aquarium

  4. transfer 1992-Dec-21 to Brookfield Zoo

  5. transfer 1993-Apr-19 to New York Aquarium

  6. transfer 2001-Nov-15 to Mystic Aquarium

  7. transfer 2002-May-12 to New York Aquarium

  8. death 2015-Aug-11 at New York Aquarium

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.


  • 1982-Aug-27: 143 lb


  • 1982-Aug-27: 41 in

Image Gallery

No images available at this time.




  • #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

  • 1982-Aug-27. Daily News. Tusk luck ending of baby walruses, p. 72. Retrieved from