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Cranbeary’s birthday party in the Alaska Zoo

Jan 22nd, 2020 | By | Category: Featured articles

22.1.2020 – Source: The Alaska Zoo, Photos by John Gomes Cranbeary was born on the 21st of November 2001 in Denver. In October 2018 she came to Anchorage to join the male polar bear Lyituik. Sadly Lyituik died last year so Cranbeary is now the only polar bear in the Alaska Zoo. Although Cranbeary was […]



Venus tooth problem was solved in an unique way!

Jan 21st, 2020 | By | Category: Featured articles

21.1.2020 – Source: the Ranua Zoo The 16 years old female polar bear Venus (Sisu’s mother) in Ranua suddenly seemed to have lost her appetite. At the same time the keepers noticed she kept scratching her chin with her paw and looked very apathetic. Something was wrong! The reason was a broken tooth which caused […]



Polar bear family life in Nuenen

Jan 15th, 2020 | By | Category: Featured articles

15.1.2020 – Photos by Hans Muskens The darker shade of white seems to be the latest fashion for the polar bears in Nuenen. Maybe Nivi and Elva are hoping for some snow that would make their furs white and shiny …. Let’s hope they will see some snow flakes during this very ‘odd’ Winter! Even […]



In Memory of Heli Dungler – the Founder and the President of FOUR PAWS

Jan 11th, 2020 | By | Category: Featured articles

11.1.2020 – Source: FOUR PAWS Deeply shocked and in great sadness we have to inform you that our FOUR PAWS Founder and President, Heli Dungler, died suddenly and unexpectedly on 5th January at our big cat sanctuary LIONSROCK in South Africa. His death is a terrible loss to us and fills us with great pain. […]



Neujahrsspaziergang im Zoo Berlin am 01.01.2020

Jan 8th, 2020 | By | Category: Featured articles

8.1.2020 von Anke B, Photos by Monika aus Berlin und Pressefotos Zoo Berlin Nachdem der Neujahrstag mit der zutiefst schockierenden Nachricht über den Brand des Affenhauses im Krefelder Zoo und den Tod aller darin lebenden Tiere denkbar schlecht und mit Tränen begonnen hatte, beschlossen Thomas und ich, wie wir es jedes Jahr am Neujahrstag machen, […]



Eine unfassbare Tragödie in Krefeld

Jan 1st, 2020 | By | Category: Featured articles

1.1.2020 -Quelle: Zoo Krefeld 5.50 Uhr Unsere schlimmsten Befürchtungen sind Realität geworden. Es gibt keine Überlebenden Tiere im Affenhaus. Der GorillaGarten ist verschont geblieben. Kidogo und seiner Familie geht es gut. Eine unfassbare Tragödie hat uns kurz nach Mitternacht überrollt. Unser Menschenaffenhaus ist bis auf das Grundgerüst niedergebrannt. Zur Zeit ist nicht bekannt, ob Tiere […]



Nuenen – Christmas is time for caring and sharing

Dec 24th, 2019 | By | Category: Featured articles

24.12.2019 – Photos by Hans Muskens The animals in Nuenen understand the meaning of Christmas very well! A shared joy is a double joy! This monkey family knows the importance of nearness. The beavers have prepared their Christmas dinner. Now it’s time to make themselves clean and presentable. We love to be close to each […]



Happy birthday, dear Vesa!

Dec 22nd, 2019 | By | Category: Featured articles

22.12.2019 by Mimmi and Nalle A little boy … … has grown a lot! Wow! Today he celebrates his 70th birthday! Even though our Husse (cat’s daddy in Swedish) has lived in Sweden over 50 years his heart still beats for his favourite Finnish ice hockey team Oulun Kärpät. So far the season is going […]



Nostalgie: Fiete’s Season’s Greetings

Dec 21st, 2019 | By | Category: Featured articles

21.12.2019 – by Mervi (English / Deutsch) – Original photos by Gisela H, Translation by Doro First published 23.12.2015 The days before Christmas are always very busy. Even though we’ve decided not to make too much fuss about it we just get carried away. Even our little friend Fiete is feeling a bit tired after […]



Kai quality controlled his new toy

Dec 20th, 2019 | By | Category: Featured articles

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 […]