News and reports from Scandinavia

Lynn has arrived in Copenhagen

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Denmark

9.3.2018 – Source: Copenhagen Zoo

Early this morning the female polar bear Lynn arrived in Copenhagen from Vienna where she has lived together with the male Ranzo.

Already before noon Lynn was eagerly exploring her new home. She seemed to be very relaxed and curious.

Hope and Wilbär are curious

Mar 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Orsa

7.3.2018 – Photos by Johanna Berglund
It’s again my great pleasure to forward Johanna’s greetings from Orsa to you. Ever since Hope arrived in Orsa Wilbär has felt her scent. He walks to and fro along the hence behind which Hope is.

A Winter morning with Sisu and Venus

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Ranua 2018

16.2.2018 by Sisu, Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
Terve! Hello! Hej! It’s your Sisu calling again. I know some of you would love to have some snow. We’ve got lots and lots of the white stuff and I would be more than happy to send you a box or two.

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.

Hope is doing fine in Orsa – UPDATED 13. February

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Orsa

9.2.2018 – Source: Orsa Predator Center, Photos and video by Johanna Berglund

Hope – the daughter of Flocke and Rasputin – arrived in Orsa on the 19th of January from Antibes in southern France. She is now getting acquinted with her new home – the surroundings and her keepers. According to Johanna Berglund, a keeper in the park, Hope is delighted by all the snow in Orsa.

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.

Magic of Lapland with Sisu and his friends

Jan 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Ranua 2018

15.1.2018 by Sisu, Photos by Marko Junttila

Terve! Hello! Servus! I know many of you would like to experience some Winter magic but it may not be possible where you live. Don’t you worry – together with my friends I have the great pleasure of bringing you some touch of frost and snow!

Sisu wishes you all a COOL NEW YEAR!

Dec 30th, 2017 | By | Category: Ranua 2017

30.12.2017 by Sisu with a little help from his secretary Mervi, Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Dear friends! The year 2017 is over but what a year it has been for me and my mama! We want to thank you all for being here with us. Our special thanks go to Marko Junttila who has taken such great photos and videos of us!

Sisu’s Winter games with mama

Dec 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Ranua 2017

13.12.2017 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park

Terve! Hello! I guess many of you are dreaming of a white Christmas. Here in Ranua we don’t have to dream – the Winter Wonderland is reality for us!

I hope you can find me in the snow! What luck I have my licorice coloured eyes and nose as ‘guiding stars’!

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.