Teddybärenmutti’s column

Das Eisbären-Jungtier wächst und gedeiht

Dec 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Tierpark Berlin

11.12.2018 – Quelle: Tierpark Berlin
Die erste Etappe ist geschafft. Das Eisbären-Jungtier im Tierpark Berlin wächst und gedeiht. Für Eisbären-Kurator Dr. Florian Sicks geht der erste Blick morgens direkt zum Smartphone.

„Was träumst Du denn, kleiner Bär?“

Dec 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Tierpark Berlin

Der Nikolaus bringt Neuigkeiten aus der Eisbären-Wurfhöhle im Tierpark Berlin. Noch immer blind, taub und etwa meerschweinchengroß; aber schon einen ordentlichen Appetit

Vorweihnachtliches Mutterglück für Tonja

Dec 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Tierpark Berlin

Bis zu 22 Stunden täglich schlief Tonja in den letzten Wochen. Am Freitag war die angehende Eisbären-Mutter erstmals unruhig, schlief deutlich weniger als die Tage zuvor.

My visit in HWP – Other animals

Nov 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

17.11.2018 by Ralph
Wednesday 3 October at Highland Wildlife Park (HWP) Kincraig: Although I always spend most of my time with the Polar Bears, I do appreciate and enjoy watching other animals.

My visit to HWP – Victoria and Hamish

Nov 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

10.11.2018 by Ralph
The time spent sitting on the bench on the viewing deck, out of the occasional shower, was relaxing and very special.

My visit to HWP – Arktos and Walker

Nov 4th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

4.11.2018 by Ralph
The keeper talk is an opportunity to see the two male Polar Bears really close up. My pictures are taken from the videos I made on my phone, so not of the best quality, but they do allow you to see how impressive, and yet how different, the two boys are.

My visit to the Highland Wildlife Park (HWP)

Nov 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

1.11.2018 by Ralph
Kincraig on Tuesday and Wednesday 2-3 October. I travelled up to London on Monday night to catch the overnight bus from Victoria Coach Station. While waiting, I decided to have an evening meal to keep me going through the night.

Back to Gelsenkirchen: Bill invents a new game

Oct 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

25.10.2018 by Ralph
During my visit to Gelsenkirchen in September, male Polar Bear Bill was on top form. He had learned that the two-legs played a game called “Pool” which involved putting various red balls down holes on a table.

My Autumn Trip to Berlin and Gelsenkirchen: BN’s photos

Oct 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

20.10.2018 by Ralph
As you may know, Bear with no Name (BN) and Star Bear (He likes to drink Staropramen Czech Beer) have taken over accompanying me on travels, and keeping an eye on security and travel arrangements.

My Autumn Trip to Gelsenkirchen: Asia World

Oct 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

17.10.2018 by Ralph
Lara and her cub, Nanook, were not at all on the Tuesday. However, all was not lost, as Bill and Antonia were able to entertain me. I also managed to visit the Asia World.