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Gerda and Kai had fun with their blue cans

Mar 11th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

11.3.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
Kai is finishing his ice bomb and planning how to play with his new blue can. What a wonderful Polar Bear Day gifts the keepers brought their beloved bears.

What a wonderful Polar Bear Day for Gerda and Kai

Mar 3rd, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

3.3.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
The International Polar Bear Day was celebrated with lots of surprises for the polar bears – both eatable gifts and toys.

Kai as a downhill glider

Feb 24th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

24.2.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
Kai was a bit bored and tried to find ways to entertain himself. When I’m writing this he and Gerda are still separated from each other.

Separated family

Feb 14th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

14.2.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova and Oksana Kalinina
The 14th of February is the Valentine’s Day and the loving couples are supposed to be extra sweet to each other. However, Gerda and Kai must spend this day separated.

Gerda’s thoughts after the kids have left her

Feb 7th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

7.2.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
When Gerda comes out of the den it looks like she’s still waiting for Nordi and Shauna to follow her. However, she soon realizes that the kids have left.

Will Kai meet Gerda soon?

Jan 29th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

29.1.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova and Arkadi Laptenko When I’m writing this I don’t know if Gerda and Kai are together so I publish some photos of them separated. Kai instinctively knows something has happened. It’s very quiet in the neighbouring enclosure so I guess that means the kids have left their mama and […]

Shauna and Nordi are now separated from Gerda

Jan 26th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

26.1.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
My Russian friends have told me that Shauna and Nordi are now separated from their mother Gerda. For the time being the twins are still in Novosibirsk but most probably they will move to another zoo.

Jack Frost is visiting Gerda, Kai, Shauna and Nordi

Jan 18th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

19.1.2012 – Photos by Anna Novikova
The polar bear family in Novosibirsk has a most  welcome visitor –  Jack Frost who came with lots of snow and an extremely cold weather. Well, that’s exactly the kind of gifts our white giant friends love!

Father Frost came with gifts

Jan 6th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

7.1.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova and Oksana Kalinina
Before the year 2020 came to an end the keepers in the Novosibirsk Zoo assisted Father Frost when he came to visit Gerda, Kai, Shauna and Nordi. What great surprises there were for the polar bears!

Happy new polar bear year!

Dec 30th, 2020 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

31.12.2020 – Photos by Anna Novikova, Arkadi Laptenko and Oksana Kalinina
Brrrr! It’s been really cold in Novosibirsk. The lowest temperature has been -40 Celsius! I’m sure the polar bears don’t mind but it must be challenging for all the zoo visitors.