News and reports from Scandinavia

Baby boom and new inhabitants in Orsa

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Orsa

12.2.2018 – Source: Orsa Predator Center, Photos by Johanna Berglund
There is a baby boom in Orsa Predator Center. In addition to all the births two new animals, important to the species, have moved into the park.

To dive or not to dive ….

Jan 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Denmark

18.1.2018 – Source: Aalborg Zoo
It’s obvious that Nuka and Quilak have very different kind of temperament. The photos are screen shots from the video – that’s why they are unsharp.

Two baby elephants in the Zoo Planckendael

Jan 17th, 2018 | By | Category: Planckendael

17.1.2018 – Source: Zoo Planckendael, Dedicated to Patricia Roberts
The elephant lady Ma Tagu gave birth to a sweet baby girl on the Christmas day and last week even Kai-Mook became a mother.

Bärenwald Müritz im Dezember – Teil 2 mit Sylvia und Pavle

Jan 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Bärenwald Müritz

9.12.2017 von Gisela H
Sylvia und Pavle waren in ihrem Gehege unterwegs und untersuchten alles, was es dort zu entdecken gab. Die dicken Baumstämme waren von ganz besonderem interesse.

Sylvia und Pavel können nun im Gras liegen und den weichen Boden spüren

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Bärenwald Müritz

18.12.2017 von Gisela H Am Samstag (2. Dezember) durften die Bären dann das erste Mal ihre Schleuse. Sie suchten sofort den Kontakt zueinander. Man konnte gut erkennen, wie sehr sich die Bärengeschwister brauchen. Die Beiden bezogen gemeinsam eine Schleuse, die natürlich ab sofort offen stand. Jetzt können die Bären selbst entscheiden, ob sie sich zeigen […]

Wilbär had a nice birthday and other news

Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Orsa

10.12.2017 – Source: Orsa Predator Center
Wilbär’s 10th birthday was celebrated today with a magnificent cake and lots of gifts in Orsa. The cake was made of ‘knäckebröd’, fish, yoghurt with a water melon/coconut topping.

Sisu’s Winter Wonderland

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Ranua 2017

21.11.2017 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello, friends! Oh bear, we certainly have a real Winter Wonderland here in Ranua! After the photos in this report were taken it has been snowing heavily and we’ve got no less than 30 centimeters more snow! How about that!!

Now the ice carries Sisu’s weight!

Nov 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Ranua 2017

15.11.2017 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello! Servus! In my last report I told you we have snow and thin ice. Now I’m glad to inform you that the ice is – in most parts – thick enough to carry my weight! Oh bear, that’s so wonderful!

Follow me and I show you what I can do on the ice.

Touch of Frost in Ranua

Nov 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Ranua

11.11.2017 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
This is how it looks like on the path leading the visitors to the polar bears. Quite suitable don’t you think? This time I don’t show you photos of polar bears but of other beautiful animals in the snow.

The rhino baby is doing fine and other news

Oct 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Denmark

29.10.2017 – Source: Copenhagen Zoo
Minna’s baby boy is establishing a contact with his keepers. The first contacts are made and the little one seeems to be quite happy meeting the keeper lady.