Mitik the walrus calf. (Credit: New York Aquarium)

New York Aquarium Moves Beloved Walrus To Texas During Repairs

Mitik came to the aquarium from Alaska in 2012, weeks before Hurricane Sandy hit and damaged much of the Coney Island facility. He was suffering from a bladder infection, dehydration and a high white blood cell count.


Mitik The Walrus Calf

Orphaned Walrus Calf Being Nursed To Health At New York Aquarium

An orphaned walrus calf is being nursed back to health at the New York City aquarium, and has already won fans from around the world.

CBS New York–10/21/2012