The Memory Lane

Winter memories of Knut

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

5.1.2018 – Photos taken in December 2010 by Gudrun
In December 2010 there was snow in Berlin. I’m glad our Knuti could enjoy the white stuff during his last Winter in the zoo.

Today would have been Knut’s 11th birthday

Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

Dear bear angel Knut! Yes, this day could have been a day of celebration but unfortunately we must celebrate this day with our sweet memories of you.

Knut war immer liebenswert / Knut was lovable at all times

Nov 5th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.11.2017 by Doris and Jessie Webb from 22.4.2011
Wie oft haben Knut’s Besucher es erlebt: ein süßer Bär, der unheimlich müde war und trotzdem nicht einschlafen wollte, weil er Angst zu haben schien etwas zu verpassen.

Knut memories from the year 2010

Oct 5th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.10.2017 – Photos by Gudrun, video by Monika aus Berlin
This time we celebrate the 5th of the month with some nice photos by Gudrun and an adorable video by Monika aus Berlin. I don’t think they need any comments!

Memories of a beloved keeper and his polar bears

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

22.9.2017 by Mervi
Today it’s exactly nine years ago Thomas Dörflein had to leave us. Earlier this week we even received the sad news of Lars passing. This memory page is dedicated to the magic family of three polar bears and their keeper.

Lars has gone to Knut

Sep 18th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

18.9.2017 – Photos by Gisela H Today polar bear Lars has crossed the Rainbow Bridge and joined his son Knut. The veterinarians found a big tumour in Lars’ liver and could only state there was no cure. The zoo had to take the hard decision to release the bear from the pain. We all learnt […]

Autumn impressions with Knut

Sep 5th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.9.2017 by Mervi
The Summer is almost over and we’re heading for the Fall so I thought in September we could celebrate our Knuti with some of my season collages – some of them you’ve probably seen already, some of them are new.

Knut had fish for dinner

Aug 5th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.8.2017 – Photos by Gudrun
The only time I heard Knut growling was on one occasion when he saw a big salmon and Frau Weckert wasn’t fast enough to throw it to him. Usually he waited patiently for his food.

Summers with Knut were so wonderful!

Jul 5th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.7.2017 – Photos by Hartmuth, Doris Webb, Monika aus Berlin
I’m sure none of us will ever forget the Summer 2007. It was the Summer of Knut and Thomas Dörflein! I remember how we waited every evening to see new photos – and our waiting was always richly rewarded.

Knut was a messanger of light and brightness

Jun 5th, 2017 | By | Category: The Memory Lane

5.6.2017 – Photos by Gudrun
To celebrate the 5th of June 2017 I chose to show you some photos by Gudrun from the Spring time in 2008 and 2009. Spring is the time of light and brightness and that’s exactly what the memories of Knut mean to us.