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Tonja and Wolodja Special

Jun 28th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

28.6.2018 von Monika aus Berlin Because it will take quite a while until we can see Tonja and Wolodja together again I thought you would like to see Monika’s report from early May: Diese Bilder von den glücklichen Bären Tonja und Wolodja entstanden am 03.05.2018, also einige Tage vorher bevor man Wolodja in den Zoo […]



International Polar Bear Day 2018

Feb 27th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured articles

27.2.2018 – Source: Polar Bears International Every year, this global event draws attention to the challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic—and how we each can help. Next, help us make it a global day of action for the bears by taking part in our Thermostat Challenge at home, work, or school. It’s simple: […]



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? […]



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, […]



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 […]



Knut nostalgie by Dumba

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

25.1.2018 by Dumba It’s a proud achievement to maintain a blog for such a long time with less and less active people, recalling the quantity of people more or less active in the beginning of the KNUT-story and the rbb-KNUT-blog. Thank you very much again. We ALL/e said it a lot of times how thankful […]



Some memories of the year 2017

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

31.12.2017 by Mervi It’s again time to summon the year that’s gone. As usual the year 2017 brought us both happy and sad news. We had many reasons to smile but also many reasons to cry. However, that’s how life is …. The following flash backs are what first came to my mind. So much […]



Christmas Nostalgie

Dec 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

24.12.2017 by Mervi I always get a bit nostalgic by Christmas time so I took a look at my old collages. Oh bear, there are hundreds of them and each and every one brings back all kinds of memories. Here’s a little selection of the collages I’ve made for Christmas. 2010 This was the last […]



Milk thinks pink!

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

4.12.2017 – Photos by Yoshida Mitsuyuki You’ve already seen photos of polar bear Milk at the zoo in Kushiro, Hokkaido in Japan and here you can see more of this funny girl. Pink seems to be Milk’s favourite colour! She’s an excellent bucket juggler …. …. throwing a bucket is just a piece of cake […]



Milk – a playful Japanese polar bear girl

Nov 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured articles

12.11.2017 – Photos by Yoshida Mitsuyuki Polar bear Milk is a big attraction at a zoo in Kushiro, Hokkaido in Japan. She was born on the 4th of December 2012 at Oga Aquarium Gao in Oga, Akita Prefecture but came to Kushiro when she was two years old. According to her keepers Milk swims in her […]