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Ice breakers – connecting people / Eisbrecher – bringen die Menschen zusammen

20.1.2022 - First published 1.2.2011 - English/Deutsch, By Knut and Mervi, Photos by Doris Webb, Monika and SylviaMicky, Translation into ...

A happy, rainy day in Orsa

16.1.2022 - First published 14.6.2009 by Mervi and Vesa We started our trip to Orsa in a rainy and stormy Malmö ...

Please, sign the petition to save Orsa Predator Center!

14.1.2022 by Mervi Unfortunately I'm not a millionaire so I can't help Orsa Predator Center with money. My only 'weapon' is ...

Orsa Predator Center will close down

12.1.2022 - Source: Grönklittsgruppen AB Excerpt from the press release on the 11th of January 2022. Grönklittsgruppen AB, which among other things ...

Vienna – The new year is rolling even in Schönbrunn

9.1.2022 - Photos by Jutta Kirchner A new year has started even in the Tierpark Schönbrunn in Vienna. The animals and ...

Rostock – Achtung Zuckerschock!

6.1.2022 - Quelle: Zoo Rostock Die Lieblingsbeschäftigung unserer kleinen Eisbärchen bleibt auch weiterhin Kuscheln mit Mama. Sieben Wochen alt, entwickeln sich die ...

Petra in Wilhelma 27. December 2021

4.1.2022 von Petra Ballon Even the animals in Wilhelma in Stuttgart a have said goodbye to the old year and are ...

Yorkshire – Happy New Year wishes from the polar bears

31.12.2021 - Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker Sisu has been in Yorkshire a year now and despite some health problems ...

Novosibirsk

From Russia with white love!

2.1.2022 – Photos by Anna Novikova
Due to the corona situation I haven’t any news from Novosibirsk. In the beginning of December Gerda was seen outdoors but she may have retired to her den now.

Ralph's reports

Blenheim Palace in December

19.12.2021 by Ralph
Blenheim Palace near Woodstock is a short bus ride from Kidlington. It is the largest palace in Britain. The first photographs show the impressive lake.

Anita's reports

Mein privater Tiergarten / My private zoo

20.12.2021 von Anita (Auf Deutsch, In English)
Nachdem nun in Bayern für den Zugang in den Zoo nicht nur 2 G sondern 2 G Plus gilt, sind die Zoo wieder leer. So genieße ich lieber meinen privaten Tiergarten hinterm Haus.

Orsa

Hope’s babies are doing fine!

29.12.2021 – Source: Orsa Predator Center
Today Hope’s baby bears are 1 month old and they have grown a lot but, of course, they are still very tiny. Hope has proved to be a good mother.

Gudrun's zoo reports

Besuch Zoo Berlin 29.10.+27.11.2021

6.12.2021 von Gudrun
Kurze Besuche im Zoo Berlin am 29.10. und 27.11.2021 waren wieder einmal fällig. Bei den Pandas war nicht viel los, also konnte man den neuen Nachwuchs bei den Wasserschweinen sich ansehen.

What's up in Berlin 2020-2021

News from Berlin – January 2022

11.1.2022 – Quelle: Freunde Hauptstadtzoos, Photos and videos by Monika aus Berlin
Doppelter Nachwuchs bei den Weißbartpekaris im Zoo Berlin: Noch im alten Jahr – am 20. Dezember 2021 – sind im Zoo zwei Ferkel bei den Weißbartpekaris zur Welt gekommen.

Austria

A place to call home

29.12.2021 – Source: Tierpark Wolfsgraben
This time of the year it feels good to present an animal park that offers a safe place for animals that deserve to be happy. It’s my great pleasure to present this park for the readers of this magazine.

The Memory Lane

Memories of Knut – december 2010

5.1.2022 – Photos by Gudrun
These lovely photos were taken by Gudrun on the 12th of December 2010. He was only 4 years old so we couldn’t even imagine what would happen after just a couple of months.

Ludmila's Column

Expeditionszentrum für Meeressäugerforschung in Russland, die Bärchen von Jamal-Halbinsel

Der Eisbär hat seit Langem die evolutionäre Leiter zur Spitze der Ernährungspyramide der eisbedeckten arktischen Meere erklommen. Die Natur hat die Verkörperung eines arktischen Raubtieres auf wunderbare Weise geschaffen

News from the Bear World

Russia – Ermak and Arctic Aurora in January 2022

14.1.2022 – Source: Gelendzhik Zoo
Our polar bear cubs Ermak and Arctic Aurora are now 1 year and 1 month old …. or rather young. They are growing fast and they are developing their very special characteristics.