Credit: Chinese Press

Tyson is a male orca who was captured in Russia and lives at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom. Tyson's age has not been confirmed. It is known that, as of February 2017, Tyson has grown by nearly 3,600 lbs since being in human care. So far, it is not known which whale Tyson is.


Age-9 to 17

Captured-Between 2013-2015

Age at Capture-1 to 12

Place of Capture-Sea of Okhotsk, Russia


  • Unknown (Russian)

Origin of Tyson

  • English for "Firebrand" or "Fiery Temperment"
  • Pronounced: ty SUN


  • 100% Russian Transient

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