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After the snow games it’s nice to travel to the Napland!

Mar 20th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

20.3.2020 – Photos by Anna Novikova and Oksana Kalinina
Unlike many other places Novosibirsk has had – and is still having – a real Winter with lots of snow. I guess many polar bears are a bit envious to our white fluffy friends in this zoo.

Picnic in the snow

Mar 9th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

9.3.2020 – Photos by Arkadij Laptenko
Another new day has began in the Novosibirsk Zoo and our polar bear family is curiously wondering what this day will bring them. The keepers had arranged a nice surprise for them.

Cute faces and big mouths

Feb 24th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

24.2.2020 – Photos by Arkadij Laptenko
A new day in the Novosibirsk Zoo has began. Gerda, Shauna and Nordi are are doing their morning gymnastics before making plans for this day.

Valentine’s surprise for Gerda, Kai, Nordi and Shauna

Feb 16th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

16.2.2020 – Photos by Arkadij Laptenko
When the polar bear family – Gerda, Shauna and Nordi – came out from their den there was a lovely surprise waiting for them. The keepers hadn’t forgotten it was the Valentine’s Day.

Snowy polar bear games

Feb 4th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

4.1.2020 – Photos by Arkadij Laptenko
It’s a  snowy morning in Novosibirsk and the polar bear family is having a morning meeting. It looks like there were very lively discussions between mama Gerda and her twins.

All kinds of snow bears!

Jan 14th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

14.1.2020 – Photos by Anna Novikova

Because so many of you missing the snow for the time being Gerda, Kai, Nordi and Shauna want to send you some white stuff from Novosibirsk!


Happy New Year wishes from Novosibirsk!

Jan 1st, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

1.1.2020 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
Oh bear, some mornings a young polar bear feels so tired! Waiting for Father Frost and the Snow Maiden is almost more than a bear can take!!! I’m sure you agree!

Shauna and Nordi are waiting for Father Frost

Dec 25th, 2019 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

25.12.2019 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
The polar bears’ enclosures in Novosibirsk are covered by snow now. In the morning Gerda took Shauna and Nordi for a walk in order to check that the snow hasn’t melted during the night.

Kai quality controlled his new toy

Dec 20th, 2019 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

20.12.2019 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko, Video by Nina Kirpatkina One morning there was a wonderful surprise waiting for Kai! Maybe Father Frost had already given him a gift? 🙂 Hey! Can you see what a nice new toy I have? Of course, a very thorough quality control was needed! OK, the toy seems to […]

Happy birthday, Shauna and Nordi!

Dec 11th, 2019 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

11.12.2019 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko and Anna Novikova (Kai)
Exactly one year ago Gerda gave birth to two sweet fur balls – a girl and a boy bear who got names Shauna and Nordi. The cubs have, of course, grown a lot during the year.