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Tiergarten Schönbrunn – Nichts war von Finja sicher!

21.10.2020 by Ela Nürnberg Am Nachmittag sah ich 'nur' Eisbärin Nora im Franz-Josef-Land, von ihrer Tochter Finja war weit und breit ...

Freedom and Yuka had a happy day / Wolodja had feathered visitors

14.10.2020 - Photos by Nel Hoekstra Ouwehands Dierenpark - What could be a better way to start a new day than ...

Nostalgie – Einige Tipps gegen Kälte/Some advice to keep the cold away

10.10.2020 - First published in January 2010 (auf Deutsch / in English) The Old Man Winter hasn't arrived yet but it's ...

Wien – Ranzo am 13-14 September2020

4.10.2020 von ElaNürnberg - Blog Eisbärblond Heute zeige ich euch Eisbär Ranzo von meinem Wien-Aufenthalt. Wie bereits erwähnt, hat sich der ...

Vienna – Cheetah babies’ have names now / Finja and Nora

1.10.2020 - Photos by Jutta Kirchner The cheetah kittens in Schönbrunn are growing and they now weigh about seven kilograms. Now ...

Nostalgie – Ein cooler Herbst mit Fiete und seinen Freunden

26.9.2020 - First published 2.9.2016 by Fiete with a Little help from Mervi (English / Deutsch) - Übersetzung von Doro Ein ...

Zoo Augsburg – Munter und müde

21.9.2020 von Anita An einem sommerlichen Tag im Zoo Augsburg gehen die Tiere unterschiedlich mit der Wärme um. Dem Fennik machen die ...

Quintana had a chicken snack

19.9.2020 - Photos and video by MmeGiraffe Quintana finds a chicken snack then it’s playtime with the black tub and her ...

Novosibirsk

Masters of Balance

20.10.2020 – Photos by Arkadij Laptenko
As usual Gerda starts a new day making sure that her kids Nordi and Shauna are presentable and ready to meet their fans.

Ralph's reports

YWP visit 25 to 26 September: Part 2 Bears in the Water

15.10.2020 by Ralph Morton
The land and water features at YWP resemble closely the tundra areas of Canada or Russia where Polar Bears come on land in Summer.

Anita's reports

Hellabrunn – Komm doch ins Wasser!

23.10.2020 von Anita
Bei Nanook, der kleinen Frechen aus Gelsenkirchen, hatte man gleich das Gefühl, die fühlt sich schon wie zu Hause in Hellabrunn. Bei Nuna war und ist das schon etwas anders.

Denmark

Copenhagen – Baby elephant born / Polar bear water gymnastics

9.10.2020 – Source: The Copenhagen Zoo
On the 1st of October the Asian elephant Surin gave birth to a sweet baby. Everything went well but the keepers were a bit worried when it took quite a while before the baby started to eat.

Gudrun's zoo reports

Kurzbesuch Zoo Berlin 19.09.2020

13.9.2020 von Gudrun
Kurz entschlossen wurde ein Kurzbesuch im Zoo Berlin gemacht. Es war natürlich bei den Pandas voll.

What's up in Berlin 2020

Berliner Polka with Tonja and Hertha

7.10.2020 – Photos by Monika aus Berlin
During her visit in the Tierpark Berlin Monika could take this photo showing how much alike the mother and her daughter are. Tonja is still a little bigger than Hertha but it won’t be long until they’ll be equally big.

Nuremberg calling - Moni K's reports

Thüringer Zoopark Erfurt am 2.10.2020 – Teil 2

19.10.2020 von MoniK
Die kleinen Löwen waren am Anfang unseres Besuchs aber da gab es auch noch andere Niedlichkeiten.

The Memory Lane

Knut’s Kitchen/Knutis Küche

5.10.2020 by Mervi
July 8 was a very special day for Knuti – on that day it was officially announced that he will stay in Bärlin. All his fans were of course, in seventh heaven and Knuti himself decided to have a big party!

Ludmila's Column

Gole Alcantara, Sizilien am 5.10.2020

Die Golle Alcantara sind die Schluchten, die der Fluss Alcantara in Lavagestein von Ätna durchgefressen hat. Die Schluchten und die Umgebung sind sehr schön. Der Blick von oben. The Alcantara Golle are the gorges that the river Alcantara has carved into the lava rock of Etna. The gorges and the surroundings are very beautiful. The […]

News from the Bear World

Nuenen – October is the time for slowing down

18.10.2020 – Photos by Hans Muskens
This time of the year the brown bears are planning their hibernation. Polar bears don’t take a Winter nap but even they slow down during the Autumn and the Winter.