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Fiona – the miracle baby hippo

Jun 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

10.6.2017 – Source: The Cincinnati Zoo I’m sure many of you have been following sweet Fiona in Facebook but I want to introduce her here, too. Here are some mile stones in her Life. You can follow the whole story in the Cincinnati Zoo’s Facebook site. Fiona (the baby hippo) became instantly famous when she […]



San Diego Zoo in Sunny Southern California

Jun 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

5.6.2017 by Knuti-Judi So, I found myself in paradise at the end of the winter! Southern California—San Diego to be specific, is a beautiful place! A family visit to the San Diego Zoo was our first order of business! The zoo was founded in 1916 and it is said that it would take four hours […]



A week with Polar Bears in Aalborg – Part 2

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

3.6.2017 by Ralph, Video by Molly Merrow On Friday morning I was told that Lars would be moved back to the big water enclosure and that I would get a chance to meet him. I was incredibly grateful to the keepers of course. They had already allowed me to meet Malik and the girls as […]



A week with Polar Bears in Aalborg – Part 1

May 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

31.5.2017 by Ralph Very early on Tuesday morning, 16 May, I was at Gatwick airport south of London catching a Norwegian Air flight direct to Aalborg in Denmark. Mini-Kati and Bear with No-Name (BN) were somewhat disappointed as they enjoy Heathrow Terminal 5, but needless to say they soon found some shops. Both felt sorry […]



Polar bear special from the Columbus Zoo

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

18.4.2017 – Source: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Hi all! My name is Ellie and I am a keeper in the North America and Polar Frontier regions here at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. I have taken over the Zoo’s social media accounts today. We have A LOT of things going on in our Polar […]



Aron and the ice bomb

Apr 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

11.4.2017 – Source and Photos: Tallinn Zoo In Tallinn little Aron was wondering what the round red thing is. It didn’t taste so good … …. but it was nice to give the thingie a hug. 🙂 The chain looked very interesting – may it was suitable for climbing … no, it’s better to keep […]



Tonja Special – mit Video

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

7.4.2017 von Monika aus Berlin Am 26.03.2017 habe ich Tonja im Tierpark besucht, und es scheint ihr ganz gut zu gehen. Sie hat den ganzen Vormittag mit ihren Bällen im Wasser gespielt. In ihrem Pool sieht es aus, wie in einem Kinder-Spieleparadies. Solange wie sie alleine auf der Anlage ist, kann sie rein und raus […]



From Russia with love – Nord has finally come to Copenhagen!

Apr 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

4.4.2017 – Source: The Copenhagen Zoo The visitors in the Copenhagen Zoo were taken by surprise when they saw a green truck driving in the zoo at noon today. After a long journey from Moscow to Frankfurt by flight and then further with the truck to Copenhagen it was time for polar bear Nord to […]



Two polar bear cubs arrived to Zoo Budapest from Moscow

Mar 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

27.3.2017 – English/Deutsch, by/von Theresa On 16.March, after tree years without polarbear, at the europen breeding program (EEP) two polarbaerchen, sibling boys, Belij (means White) and Serij (means Gray) have arrived to the Zoo Budapest from Moscow, as a present for the 150. anniversary of the Zoo. They are nearly one and half years old. […]



Yorkshire Wildlife Park Joins Mass Research Project For British Science Week

Mar 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

25.3.2017 Visitors to the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park are being offered the chance of taking part in a mass research project on polar bears. The study, part of British Science Week, is designed to collect data on the four polar bears who live at the innovative park. The park’s 10-acre Project Polar Reserve is home […]