News from the Bear World

Winter has arrived in Orsa

Nov 8th, 2018 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

8.11.2018 by Johanna Berglund
Our three polar bears are doing fine. We separated them on the 27th September so Ewa is now staying in the upper enclosure while Wilbär and Hope share the lower enclosure. – The brown bears are hibernating.



Corinna has joined Anton in the bear heaven

Jul 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

22.7.2018 by Mervi, Photos by Petra Ballon, Dumba and Caren
Yesterday (21. July) we received the sad news from Wilhelma in Stuttgart. Polar bear Corinna had crossed the Rainbow Bridge.



Cute cubs and adult bears in love

Apr 9th, 2018 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

9.4.2018 – Sources: Zoo Gelsenkirchen, Highland Wildlife Park, Zoo Karlsruhe
Die zweite Untersuchung des kleinen Eisbären hat stattgefunden. Nach vier Wochen hat die Kleine ihr Gewicht auf 18 kg verdoppelt.



Gelsenkirchener Eisbärbaby ist ein Mädchen

Feb 26th, 2018 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

26.2.2018
Genau drei Monate ist das neun Kilogramm schwere Eisbärbaby aus der ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen alt. Es ist ein Mädchen.



Sadness in Alaska, Happiness in Scotland

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

3.1.2018 – Sources: Alaska Zoo, Highland Wildlife Park Kincraig
After roughly two decades at the Alaska Zoo, Ahpun the polar bear suddenly died last weekend, according to zoo officials. / The UK’s only female polar bear Victoria, has given birth here at the Highland Wildlife Park!



Aurora, Anana and their cubs

Sep 18th, 2017 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

18.9.2017 by AnotherSusan
Aurora and Anana feel like connections to our Knut, as they (along with half-brother Nikita) were born at Toledo Zoo the same year he made his appearance in Bear-lin.



The cubs in the Columbus Zoo have names now!

May 15th, 2017 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

15.5.2017 – Source: The Columbus Zoo
We celebrated our polar bear moms this Mother’s Day with the announcement of their cubs’ names! Meet Amelia Gray, Nuniq and Neva!



Anana’s daughter celebrated her ‘half birthday’

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

11.5.2017 – Source: the Columbus Zoo
Anana’s daughter is 6 months old today (8.5)! To celebrate this little girl’s half birthday, her animal care team made a colorful ice tower, which she took apart to put the green and blue rings in the water!



Winter turned into Spring in Tallinn

Apr 29th, 2017 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

29.4.2017 – Source: The Tallinn Zoo
A few weeks ago there was still lots of snow in Frida’s and Aron’s enclosure. Of course, they both did their best to enjoy the white stuff.



Swimming lessons in Aalborg

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: News from the Bear World

24.4.2017 – Source: the Aalborg Zoo
Malik thought it was time for her twin girls to start the swimming lessons. At first the cubs were a bit cautious but very quickly they jumped into the water showing a fearless swimming spirit.