Teddybärenmutti’s column

A Winter morning with Sisu and Venus

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Ranua

16.2.2018 by Sisu, Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
Terve! Hello! Hej! It’s your Sisu calling again. I know some of you would love to have some snow. We’ve got lots and lots of the white stuff and I would be more than happy to send you a box or two.

Memories from the Knuipe and KWM by Ralph

Jan 24th, 2018 | By | Category: BN and Ralph

My first memory comes from before the Knuipe and KWM were published and I visited Knut in 2008 and spoke to Thomas Doerflein for the last time, promising to meet him and Knut in the Spring, but sadly it was not to be.

BN’s and Ralph’s London adventure

Jan 11th, 2018 | By | Category: BN and Ralph

12.1.2018 by BN (Bear with No Name) with some help from Ralph
On Saturday I went to London to have lunch with a friend and saw two little Bentley motor cars with teddies in. I of course thought of all the teddies in the Knuipe.

Ralph’s Toys : Berlin December 2017

Jan 4th, 2018 | By | Category: BN and Ralph

3.1.2018 by Ralph
Some people have asked to see pictures of the various Polar Bears that join me on my travels, so I thought I would collect a few from my recent trip to Berlin.

Ein kleiner Ausflug

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

15.7.014 von Teddybärenmutti Gewidmet an Mimmi und Nalle und an alle ihre Freunde Katzen sowieso an allen Katzenfreunden. 57 Kilometer weit von Turku liegt ein besonderer See. Er heisst Heiliger See. Er ist gross, Sandboden bedeutet besonderes klares Wasser. Der See ist tief und streng geschuetzt. Die Fische von heiliger See schmecken unglaublich sauber und […]

Grüsse aus Ähtäri Zoo!

Jul 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

4.7.2014 von Teddybärenmutti
In Finnland findet man drei Zoos. In Helsinki liegt Korkeasaari, älteste und grösste. In Ähtäri und in Ranua liegen sog. Waldzoos. Dann findet man mehrere sog. Streichelzoos.

Mama’s Tag

May 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

Wir alle wuenschen an allen vier- oder zwei beinigen Muetter einen schönen Mutterstag.
TBM & TBV & Teddies
Nela, Nobby & Lale

A Tragedy in Zoo Ranua – JEHU Put to Death

Apr 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

28.04.2014 Sad news by Mervi and Teddybärenmutti
Mervi is currently in Finland and she informed us that Jehu had to be shot in the morning because he managed to escape from his enclosure

UPDATE: The baby bear in Ranua is doing fine!

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

UPDATE 15.4.2014 with a short video
The bear cub in Ranua is doing fine in the keepers’ loving care. They feed the baby girl with a baby bottle and rest of the still nameless cubbie’s days are spend playing and napping.

Wolverine babies and a playful otter in Ranua

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

22.3.2014 – Source: The Ranua Zoo
Last weekend offered a nice surprise for the wolverine keeper in the Ranua zoo. When he came to feed the animals he saw two ‘blond’ babies beside the mother Batsi!