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 Shamu The Whale I

Shamu The Whale I

Birth
Death 23 Aug 1971 (aged 5)
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 8934865 · View Source
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The first Shamu was captured off the coast of Washington in October 1965. After her capture Shamu was sent to Sea World California, which was in it's early stages of learning about orcas. Shamu was a member of J, K, or L pod but it is unclear. On August 23, 1971 Shamu died after 6 years in captivity.

Bio by: FunshineBear


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: FunshineBear
  • Added: 14 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8934865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shamu The Whale I (Oct 1965–23 Aug 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8934865, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost or destroyed.