walrus (O. rosmarus)

wild caught in 1624

unknown after 1624

Ancestors and Descendants


Transfer History

  1. capture 1624 in wild

  2. transfer 1624 to England

  3. unknown ≥ 1624 in England

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Notes and Information

Very little is known about this walrus, except that it was brought to England in 1624 aboard Thomas Weldon's ship "God Speed" (or Good Speed, depending on the reference) where it was then "presented at Court".


  • 1884-Sep. Farini's Living Walrus. Retrieved from the Harvard Library.