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Winter has arrived in Orsa

Nov 8th, 2018 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

8.11.2018 by Johanna Berglund
Our three polar bears are doing fine. We separated them on the 27th September so Ewa is now staying in the upper enclosure while Wilbär and Hope share the lower enclosure. – The brown bears are hibernating.

Nora’s and Ranzo’s appreciated toy from Estonia

Nov 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

8.11.2018 by Evi from Tallinn The bears of the Tallinn Zoo have always loved to play with all kinds of pipes. When Nora was a small bear, her big favorites were 2 coarse short drainage pipes. She often raised a tube to her neck or put it around her body, she swam with them and […]

Sisu’s white news – dedicated to Annemarie

Nov 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Ranua 2018

7.11.2018 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
Terve! Hello! Horrido and happy birthday to you, dear Annemarie! I always read your bulletines in the Knuipe and I just love them! You are a very talented writer!

Qannik chills out / Qannik relaxed

Nov 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

6.11.2018 – by Molly Merrow (In English/Auf Deutsch), Translation into German by Marga Andresen Gransow The little polar bear girl Qannik is slowing down for the winter. I visited her last week in her home at the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky, USA, and she was chilling out in the small Polar Bear Alley enclosure. The […]

Alaska Zoo welcomed “Cranbeary” – the new female polar bear

Nov 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

5.11.2018 – Photos and the video by John Gomes, Text by the Alaska Zoo At the recommendation of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan, the Alaska Zoo has welcomed a new polar bear from the Denver Zoo in October. The Alaska Zoo will care for Cranbeary, a 16-year-old female, with the goal of […]

Knut memories from the year 2008

Nov 5th, 2018 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.11.2018 – Photos by Gudrun
This time I thought you would like to see some photos taken by Gudrun in 2008 when Knut was still ‘een kleenet Kind’. We miss him so much!

My visit to HWP – Arktos and Walker

Nov 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

4.11.2018 by Ralph
The keeper talk is an opportunity to see the two male Polar Bears really close up. My pictures are taken from the videos I made on my phone, so not of the best quality, but they do allow you to see how impressive, and yet how different, the two boys are.

Rostock Highlights

Nov 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Gudrun's zoo reports

Zur Eröffnung des Polariums war ich in Urlaub und so war es an der Zeit Rostock zu besuchen. Es sind jetzt alle Eisbären da, Akiak ist 4 Jahre alt und kommt aus Rhenen. Noria ist 3 Jahre altund kommt aus Brno. Am Mittwoch 24.10.2018 wurde die 3. Eisbärin der Öffentlichkeit vorgestellt.

My visit to the Highland Wildlife Park (HWP)

Nov 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

1.11.2018 by Ralph
Kincraig on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-3 October. I travelled up to London on Monday night to catch the overnight bus from Victoria Coach Station. While waiting, I decided to have an evening meal to keep me going through the night.

Wolodja sammelt Knochen und gärtnert, Katjuscha im grünen Outfit

Nov 1st, 2018 | By | Category: What's up in Berlin 2018

1.11.2018 von Monika aus Berlin
Wolodja scheint in seinem Pool eine kleine Knochensammlung zu haben. Man sah ihn tagelang mit diesem Knochen spielen. Er spielte stundenlang im Wasser, und zwischendurch ruhte er kurz im Mulch.