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A ghost, a hot polar bear tango and fishy treats

Jun 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead articles

21.6.2018 by Sisu, Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello! This time I can tell you something really thrilling. The visitors have seen a polar bear ghost in our enclosure! I have a photo as an evidence. Are you frightened now?



Sisu wishes even the mosquitos a happy Summer time!

Jun 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead articles

7.6.2018 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello! Dear friends! The Summer has arrived in Ranua and we’ve already had a real heat wave. I miss the snow but on the other hand the grass feels quite nice under my paws, too. I can also admire the green trees and bushes in our enclosure.



Sisu the discus thrower

May 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Lead articles

23.5.2018 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello! This time my newsletter is very sporty! Mama and I’ve got a new toy that looks like a discus! However it’s a ‘multi tasking toy’ that can be used in many ways! And I certainly know a lot of ways! Of course, we have many other toys, too – for example a giant ball.



White furry submarines and snow step in Ranua

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Lead articles

4.5.2018 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello! I’ve seen photos of a beautiful polar bear girl (whose name begins with the letter ‘Q’) playing on the green grass but here in Ranua we have to wait for a while until we can see the green stuff.



A white love story in Vienna

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead articles

12.4.2018 by Sisu, Photos by Jutta Kirchner (Vienna) and Marko Junttila (Ranua)

Grüss Gott! Tere! Terve! This is your Sisu again but this time my newsletter isn’t about me. It’s about my big brother Ranzo and his beautiful Estonian girlfriend Nora who now live together in Vienna.



10 years with Knutitours – memories from the Knuipe

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

25.1.2018 by Mervi

Unbelievable but true! Today Knutitours celebrates it’s 10th anniversary! When I started this tour I never thought I would be writing this. I never believed Knutitours would still be going strong after all these years.

There have been ups and downs during the long journey – from small mishaps to a total crash but like the bird Fenix Knutitours has always arised from the ashes.



Sisu and his friends helped Santa help / Sisu und seine Freunde halfen Santa helfen

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead articles

23.12.2017 by Mervi, (in English/auf Deutsch) Übersetzung von Bärgit When Sisu and Quintana met Santa Claus in Rovaniemi earlier this year they made some plans together. Since then Sisu has been busy carrying out the fantastic plans. In his dreams he pictured how this Christmas would be …. Als Sisu und Quintana vor kurzem Santa […]



Sisu’s and Quintana’s first Advent

Nov 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead articles

1.12.2017 by Mervi

A day before the first Advent there were lots of activities going on in Ranua. Sisu and Venus were making sure everything was ready for their special guests – Giovanna and Quintana who were due to come next day.



Some news about Vienna

Nov 9th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead articles

9.11.2017 – Posted by Florence Perraux, Zoo de La Palmyre

Vienna is fine. She still spends lots of time in her water moat, enjoying swimming and colder temperatures.

Our male Moni has just turned 31 and because of health issues due to his respectable age, our vet decided not to move him to the enclosure currently occupied by Vienna as it is usually the case at this time of the year.



Salutations de la grand-mère Vienna!

Jun 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead articles

29.6.2017 – Source: La Palmyre Zoo, Photos: Florence Perroux

Today Nalle has lent his leading place to his grandmother Vienna!

Vienna is doing great! She spends a lot of time in her water moat where she enjoys swimming and diving for catching enrichment treats.