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Baffin and Momo in Hamamatsu Zoo

Feb 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

20.2.2018 – Photos by Michiyo Koyas There are many polar bears in Japan that we don’t know very well so I’m glad to present two ‘new’ white, fluffy friends to you in this magazine. Please, meet Baffin and and her daughter Momo nicely posing in the morning sun. Mama, will you check if I’ve grown during the night? […]



Nika and Kap in Karlsruhe

Feb 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

17.2.2018 – Photos by Hans Odermatt Hans visited the polar bears Nika and Kap on the 27th of January in the Zoo Karlsruhe. The bear couple gets along just fine so there are good hopes for off spring later this year. As you may remember Kap changed places with the male Vitus who now lives […]



Die Mädels in Emmen

Feb 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

15.2.2018 von Birgit B Ich hatte mal wieder Sehnsucht nach den Mädels. Also machte ich mich heute früh (11. Februar) auf nach Emmen. Gleich zu den Mädels, alle waren auf der Anlage am fressen. Es geht ihnn sehr gut. Nela ist ein bisschen zu dünn, aber dieses Jahr geht es noch. Letztes Jahr sah sie […]



Tonja beim Eisbaden – mit VIDEO

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

14.2.2018 von Monika aus Berlin Heute (7. Februar) war es bei uns richtig schön winterlich. Frostig und sonnig. Es fehlte nur noch der Schnee. Im Tierpark hängen am Wasserfall viele große Eiszapfen. Das scheint auch Tonja zu gefallen. Auch das Wasser im Graben trug eine Eisschicht. Zum Schluß gibt es noch ein Video, wo Tonja […]



Greetings from the polar bears in Vienna and Tallinn

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

8.2.2018 by Evi from Tallinn Nora is curious and skilful climber! She likes cleanliness- she often puts her food on some object, rarely eats on the ground. Nora is a very sensitive polar bear. She is playful and she likes to throw things: she threw the new yellow ball, which we brought her to Schönbrunn, […]



Winterruhe oder keine Winterruhe – Teil 2

Feb 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

7.2.2018 von Gisela H Am 12. Januar war ich wieder im Bärenwald. Ich habe Mitarbeiter einer Firma mit dem Namen Bärenhaus durch den Bärenwald geführt. Es war kalt und unfreundlich und deshalb haben wir leider nur 2 Bären gesehen. Aber das Team war nicht traurig und will wiederkommen. Die eine Bärin, die wir gesehen haben, […]



Winterruhe oder keine Winterruhe – Teil 1

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

2.2.2018 von Gisela H Ja, das ist hier die Frage! Natürlich bin ich auch im Januar im Bärenwald gewesen. In diesem Jahr will es einfach nicht kalt werden. Das bringt nicht nur uns Menschen, sondern auch die Bären durcheinander. Einige der Bären haben ihre Winterruhe unterbrochen, andere haben sie noch gar nicht richtig begonnen. Sylvia […]



A lovely day in Planckendael – UPDATED with 2 videos

Feb 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

1.2.2018 – Posted by Patricia Roberts, Videos by Jos and Cecile Cécile and Jos have been visiting Planckendael again and as usual, according to good old traditions, they have made some videos. In the first video, you can meet Kanvar. He was born in Spain and as a young bull came to Zoo Antwerp. Maybe, […]



Winter in Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna

Jan 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

29.1.2018 – Photos by Jutta Kirchner It’s been snowing even in Vienna and many inhabitants in the Tiergarten Schönbrunn have been enjoying the white stuff. Of course, especially the polar bears Lynn, Ranzo and Nora are happy about the Winter weather. Nora hasn’t been introduced to Lynn and Ranzo. She has been exploring her new home […]



Patricia’s 10 years with Knutitours

Jan 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

25.1.2018 by Patricia Roberts Dear Mervi, when you started Knutitours in January 2008, I was not having a computer at home, which means that I only could have a peek during office hours. End July 2008, as soon as my computer at home was installed (finally, I had one of my own), one of the […]