Kuusamo Predator Center

News of Sulo and Juuso

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

12.9.2017 – Source: The Kuusamo Predator Center
Sulo Karjalainen – now 76 years old! – and his beloved brown bear Juuso will stay as a statue in the town square in Kuusamo. The statue will be revealed during the next Summer.



The painting bear Juuso is awake!

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

24.4.2017 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center The painting bear Juuso is awake! Early this morning Juuso – the famous painter in the Kuusamo Predator Center – came out from his den where he’s been hibernating since the beginning of last November. Sulo Karjalainen was having his breakfast when he saw Juuso coming out. Sulo immediately invited […]



New works of art by Juuso, the painting bear

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

30.9.2016 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center Juuso hasn’t let the grass grow under his paws during the Summer. Oh no, he’s been busy creating new pieces of art. The interest for Juuso’s paintings has really exceeded all expectations. People from all over the world are willing to buy his works of art. The bear artist in […]



Juuso Bear’s paintings are sold out!

Nov 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

13.11.2015 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center, the photos are screen shots from a video Juuso is a real hero in the Kuusamo Predator Center! His paintings have been sold out and they brought more than 8000 euros to the Center which made it possible to install new water pumps in the bears’ swimming pool. Keeping […]



Juuso – The Bear Picasso in the Kuusamo Predator Center

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

23.9.2015 – Source: Iltalehti, Finland
Maybe you remember the 10 year old brown bear Juuso? According to his keeper Pasi Jäntti Juuso has always been a handy man – or maybe we should say a handy bear?



Vierailu Kuusamon suurpetokeskuksessa / Besuch im Raubtiercenter in Kuusamo

Jul 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

22.7.2012 von Teddybärenmutti (Suomeksi, Auf Deutsch, In English)
Ranuan eläinpuiston ohella matkamme toinen päämäärä oli SULO KARJALAISEN ja veljensä JALO KARJALAISEN perheineen pitämä KUUSAMON SUURPETOKESKUS.
Wir hatten zwei Ziele, Ranua Zoo zu besuchen und Raubtier Center Kuusamo zu besuchen. Raubtier Center Kuusamo ist von Sulo Karjalainen und sein Brueder Jalo Karjalainen mit Fam. gefuehrte Center fuer nordische Raubtieren.



Juuso lost 113 kilos during the hibernation!

May 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

7.5.2012 – Posted by Teddybärenmutti
Before starting their hibernation the bears in the Kuusamo Predator Center were weighed. When the bears woke up again it was time for another trip to the scales.



Juuso and his friends in Kuusamo were weighed

Oct 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

21.10.2011 – Posted by Teddybärenmutti, Source: Aamu-TV, Finland How to weigh big bears? In the Kuusamo Predator Center it was time to weight the bears before they – hopefully – start hibernating. Maybe you remember last year when Sulo Karjalainen had to sing a lullaby to Juuso Bear? 🙂 Weighing big bears isn’t easy – […]



Sulo said ‘good morning’ to the honey paws

Apr 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

13.4.2011 – Posted by Teddybärenmutti, Source: Aamulehti, Finland Sulo Karjalainen was happy to wish his bears a good start of the Spring when the honey paws woke up after a long hibernation in Kuusamo, Finland. Sulo and Juuso (Photo: Eriika Ahopelto) The bears were treated with some honey for starters and that, of course, was […]



Karhu-TV (Bear-TV)

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

22.11.2010 – Posted by Teddybärenmutti, Source: Kuusamon Petokeskus Vyöti, Juuso and the other bears are having a well deserved winter nap but if you want you can meet them in a new site Karhu-TV. I guess you all know by now that karhu means bear in Finnish. Bear has many nicknames in the Finnish language […]