female Pacific walrus (O. r. divergens)

wild caught on May 19th, 1994

deceased in August of 2021

Ancestors and Descendants


♂ stillborn (birth 2011-May-16)

Transfer History

  1. capture 1994-May-19 in Alaska

  2. transfer 1994-May-21 to Marine World / Africa USA

  3. transfer 2018-Nov-11 to SeaWorld San Diego

  4. transfer 2020-Dec to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

  5. death 2021-Aug at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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.


  • 2020-Dec-08: 1,594 lb

  • 2020-Dec-24: 1,800+ lb

Image Gallery

No images available at this time.




  • #54 (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

Notes and Information

Uquq 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.

Uquq passed away on either August 7th or August 8th, 2021.


  • 2020-Dec-24. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Walruses Make Triumphant Return to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. Retrieved from SixFlags.com.

  • 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.