Name:  Marty (male)

Born: 25 November 1996 in Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Died:  4 November 2021 in Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, Ohio, USA

Mother:  Arki (deceased)

Father:   Aussie (deceased)

Siblings: Tiguak (female) born 1999 (died 2011), Kinapak (male) born 2000 (died 2007), Payton (male) born 2003, Hudson (male) born 2006.

Current location:  Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, Ohio, USA

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity 25 November 2012 in Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  2. Transferred 2 September 199 to Toledo Zoo, Ohio, USA.
  3. Transferred 27 September 2007 to Pittsburgh Zoo, Pennsylvania, USA
  4. Returned 5 December 2008 to Toledo Zoo

Progeny:  Nikita (male) born 2006, Anana (female) born 2006, Aurora (female) born 2006, Siku (male) born 2009, Sakari (male) born 2012, Suka (male) born 2012, Hope (female) born 2015, Borealis (male) born 2018.

Additional Information

Marty was euthanized just prior to his 25th birthday; he was suffering from age-related kidney disease.

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