female walrus (O. rosmarus)

wild caught May 15th, 1978

living at SeaWorld Orlando

Ancestors and Descendants

No known related animals at this time.

Transfer History

  1. capture 1978-May-15 in Alaska

  2. transfer 1978-May-15 to SeaWorld Aurora

  3. transfer 1990-Nov-12 to SeaWorld Orlando

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.


  • mid-1980s: 1,200 lb

Image Gallery

No images available at this time.



  • WA7500 (SeaWorld)


  • #21 (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

Notes and Information

Slowpoke was involved in a 1980s incident in which animal care member Greg Dye was held underwater for over a minute before she was able to be recalled.


  • 2018-Jan-08. Lisa Oland. AZA Regional Studbook.

  • 2005-Apr-25. Jodie Baker. 2004 North American Regional Walrus Studbook.

  • 2019-Feb-13. Duke Today. Lemur Center Names Greg Dye New Executive Director. Retrieved from