Teddybärenmutti’s column

Doncaster – Part 2 Afternoon

Mar 6th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

6.3.2018 by Ralph It was soon afternoon and the Rangers, as the keepers are known, had to start thinking of where they want the bears to spend the night. It was Pixel and Victor’s turn to stay in Enclosure 2, which suits Victor. Nissan and Nobby are always kept away from Victor at night, for […]

Doncaster – Part 1 Morning

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

25.2.2018 by Ralph My visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) Doncaster on Friday 16 February It had been two months since I had last visited the YWP and I was keen to see how the Polar Bears would be coping with a very cold icy day. The Polar Bears live in three large open enclosures, […]

Memories from the Knuipe and KWM by Ralph

Jan 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

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: Ralph's reports

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: Ralph's reports

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.

Visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) Doncaster in December

Dec 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

26.12.2017 by Ralph After the run of bad weather in England last week I did not think I would be able to fit in a final visit to the YWP this year. I was lucky that on Friday 15 December the weather had broken for a few days. I got up early, wrapped up warm […]

Katited’s Diary: Visit to Berlin: 30 November to 3 December 2017

Dec 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

19.12.2017 by Katited with a little help from Ralph This report is dedicated to Katited, with the hope that she has found a new home Thursday Ralph ensured that we were all at Heathrow Terminal 5 in time to catch our flight to Berlin at 0705, but also have enough time for some shopping. BN, […]

My visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) near Doncaster in Yorkshire

Oct 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

13.10.2017 by Ralph Friday 6 October 2017 Although there are many interesting animals in the YWP, I spent most of my time with the four Polar Bears as the YWP is the only place in England where I can visit them. The Park has excellent web and facebook pages where you can see professional photos […]

Katited’s First Visit to Berlin: Part 2 – Saturday 29 July 2017

Aug 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

7.8.2017 by Ralph (many thanks to Monika aus Berlin for most of the photos and being the Knut Taxi) After a busy day on Friday meeting Wolodja and Tonja in the Tierpark, BN and Katited were looking forward to a special day of celebrations by the Two Legs who love the Polar Bear Knut, but […]

Mini-Kati celebrated Ralph’s Birthday

Dec 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Ralph's reports

30.12.2016 by Mini-Kati with a little help from her assistant Ralph As it was Ralph’s birthday (13. December), Mini-Kati told Bear with No Name (BN) that they would all be going to London for the evening. After a few hours in the Library reading Knutis Weekly and visiting the Knuipe, it was time to travel […]