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

Jan 20th, 2022 | By | Category: Featured articles

20.1.2022 – First published 1.2.2011 – English/Deutsch, By Knut and Mervi, Photos by Doris Webb, Monika and SylviaMicky, Translation into German by Bärgit Dear friends! Our white fluffy friends are enjoying the winter and what a joy it is to see them playing in the snow or breaking the ice. Liebe Freunde! Unsere weißen fluffigen […]



Yorkshire – Yammy food and nice toys for polar bears

Jan 18th, 2022 | By | Category: Lead articles

18.1.2022 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

Flocke, Indiana, Tala and Yuma are doing fine in the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Luckily grandma Flocke doesn’t know that the home of Hope and her two babies in Orsa Predator Center is threatened.



A happy, rainy day in Orsa

Jan 15th, 2022 | By | Category: Featured articles

16.1.2022 – First published 14.6.2009 by Mervi and Vesa We started our trip to Orsa in a rainy and stormy Malmö and unfortunately the rain never stopped during our visit. It was a long drive – about 8 hours on slippery roads. The closer Orsa we came the more convinced we were that this landscape […]



Please, sign the petition to save Orsa Predator Center!

Jan 14th, 2022 | By | Category: Featured articles

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 words – that’s why I started a petition to save this wonderful park so the animals can stay there. Please, sign the petition as soon as possible. We can’t do so much but this […]



Russia – Ermak and Arctic Aurora in January 2022

Jan 14th, 2022 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

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.



Orsa Predator Center will close down

Jan 12th, 2022 | By | Category: Featured articles

12.1.2022 – Source: Grönklittsgruppen AB Excerpt from the press release on the 11th of January 2022. Grönklittsgruppen AB, which among other things owns the facility in Orsa Grönklitt, has undergone a significant change process in 2021. When we became the majority owner of the Grönklitts Group in 2021, we saw great opportunities for continued expansion […]



News from Berlin – January 2022

Jan 11th, 2022 | By | Category: What's up in Berlin 2020-2021

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.



Vienna – The new year is rolling even in Schönbrunn

Jan 9th, 2022 | By | Category: Featured articles

9.1.2022 – Photos by Jutta Kirchner A new year has started even in the Tierpark Schönbrunn in Vienna. The animals and the keepers are, of course, hoping that the new year will be better and free from all kinds of viruses! The little mangust knows it’s always wise to stay close to mama. The whole […]



Yorkshire – The polar bears’ January greetings to their fans

Jan 6th, 2022 | By | Category: Lead articles

7.1.2022 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker
The polar bears in Yorkshire are still waiting for the snow. It has already been snowing in Scotland so perhaps the snow flakes will find their way to Doncaster, too!



Rostock – Achtung Zuckerschock!

Jan 6th, 2022 | By | Category: Featured articles

6.1.2022 – Quelle: Zoo Rostock Die Lieblingsbeschäftigung unserer kleinen Eisbärchen bleibt auch weiterhin Kuscheln mit Mama. Sieben Wochen alt, entwickeln sich die Zwillinge prächtig. Die geschätzte Größe liegt bei etwa 30cm und schätzungsweise 2 bis 3 Kilo bringt jeder Wonneproppen mittlerweile mit sich. Das Fell wächst immer dichter und sie werden von Tag zu Tag […]