female Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens)
wild caught on May 19th, 1994
deceased on August 30th, 2017
Ancestors and Descendants
No known related animals.
No images available at this time.
Notes and Information
Siku was transferred to Six Flags when it was called Marine World / Africa USA; the facility changed names three times over her time there, lastly becoming Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2007. See the facility's notes for more information on these name changes.
Siku passed away in 2017 following a weeks-long struggle with kidney disease. Her skeleton was planned to be donated to the California Academy of Sciences.
2018-Jan-08. Lisa Oland. AZA Regional Studbook.
2005-Apr-25. Jodie Baker. 2004 North American Regional Walrus Studbook.
1994. International Marine Animal Trainers' Association. Soundings, vol. 19 (n. 3), p. 10. Retrieved from IMATA.org.