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YWP – Muddy polar bear quartet

17.1.2021 - Photos by Sheila Baker It's morning but Nobby is still very sleepy. Or is this his austrich imitation? Oh bear, ...

Orsa – Ewa’s and Wilbär’s cubbie is doing fine!

1.1.2021 - Source: Orsa Predator Center On the New Year's Eve the polar bear baby was one month old - or ...

Sisu is a stubborn Finn and keeps his fur white

30.12.2020 - Photos by Sheila Baker Good morning to you, Sisu! How are you doing? Your breath smells good anyway! Hamish, come ...

Kissamaiset onnittelut Vesalle! – Catlike birthday greetings to Vesa

22.12.2020 by Mimmi and Nalle Dear Daddy Vesa! We have the great pleasure of wishing you a very happy birthday. This ...

Nostalgie from 2015 – Fiete’s Season’s Greetings / Fietes Weihnachtsgrüße

20.12.2020 by Mervi (English / Deutsch) - Original photos by Gisela H, Translation by Doro The days before Christmas are always ...

Yorkshire Wildlife Park – When Sisu met Hamish

19.12.2020 - Photos by Sheila Baker On the 13th of December Sisu arrived in the Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) after a ...

Sisu has moved from Ranua

15.12.2020 - Source: Ranua Wildlife Park Today the Ranua Wildlife Park announced that Sisu has moved to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park ...

Ewa and Wilbär are parents now!

9.12.2020 - Source: Press release from Orsa Predator Center, Photos by Mervi It's been a long waiting but now there's a ...


Jack Frost is visiting Gerda, Kai, Shauna and Nordi

19.1.2012 – Photos by Anna Novikova
The polar bear family in Novosibirsk has a most  welcome visitor –  Jack Frost who came with lots of snow and an extremely cold weather. Well, that’s exactly the kind of gifts our white giant friends love!

Ralph's reports

Flocke’s Boys Up Close

9.1.2021 by Ralph Morton
It is some time since I shared my Marineland Album with you. Those amazing warm days in Antibes seem even more special on a grey January day.

Anita's reports

(Zu) kräftige Bärchen

15.1.2021 von Anita
Auch wenn Hellabrunn weiterhin geschlossen ist, habe ich noch Filmmaterial, dass ich Euch zeigen kann. Nuna und Nanook müssen beschäftigt werden.

News and reports from Scandinavia

Korkeasaari Zoo – Special snowmen for the animals

21.1.2021 – Source: The Korkeasaari Zoo, Finland
When Wolverine Pinja, snow leopard Luxi and the Amur tiger Tamurin woke up one morning they had wonderful surprises in their enclosures.

Henry Vilas Zoo

Henry Vilas Zoo welcomed Borealis

13.12.2020 – Source: Henry Vilas Zoo
Welcome Borealis! We are thrilled to welcome our newest resident, a 600-pound male polar bear who arrived last week from the Toledo Zoo! Borealis, or Bo for short, will turn two on December 9th.

What's up in Berlin 2020

Schnee für Hertha am 26.12.2020

3.1.2021 von Monika aus Berlin
Am 26. Dezember gab es in Berlin zweimal einen kurzen, aber doch heftigen Schneeschauer. Es blieb aber leider nichts liegen. Am Morgen war es bedeckt aber trocken.

Christmas fun in the zoos

Christmas fun for the animals in Hannover and Vienna

28.12.2020 – Sources: Wien Zoo Schönbrunn, Erlebniszoo Hannover
The Christmas markets for humans were cancelled this year but in the Erlebniszoo Hannover the animals had a very nice market with nice decorations and lots of yammy treats.

The Memory Lane

Nostalgie – I wish Daddy could see me now

5.1.2021 – Photos by Doris and Jessie Webb, Collage by Dumba
This article was first published on the 1st of October 2009. I think it deserves to be published once more! It’s about Knut’s and Giovanna’s first date.

Ludmila's Column

Winter in Wolfenbüttel am 9.1.2021

Am Samstag früh sah bei uns alles weiß aus. Das kommt wirklich nicht oft vor. Sydney und Minka sind rausgegangen um die Lage zu prüfen.

News from the Bear World

Russia – Polar bear twins born

13.1.2021 – Source: Safari-Park Gelendzhik
Twin cubs were born in November in the Safari-Park Gelendzhik. I don’t know the exact date. The cubs are a boy and a girl.