Ranua

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.



Hide and seek in the snow

Dec 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

25.12.2016 – Photos: Marko Junttila, the Ranua Wildlife Park
People in Ranua can enjoy a very white Christmas and there’s no doubt that even the four legged inhabitants in the zoo are happy about the fluffy stuff.



The inhabitants in the Ranua Zoo welcome the Winter

Nov 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

13.11.2016 – Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
The first snow fell already a couple of weeks ago in Ranua so the Winter season is here! The brown bears Malla and Jemma are in the land of dreams. I wish them a nice hibernation and look forward to meeting them again in the Spring.



Waiting for the first snow to fall

Oct 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

5.10.2016 – Photos by Marko Junttila Last night was really cold in Ranua – the temperature was as low as – 6 C! Well, it’s already October and in northern Finland the first snow can fall any day now. The ‘migrant’ birds have headed to the south ….. …. but some species are staying. The beaver kids are […]



Before the frost comes ….

Sep 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

11.9.2016 – Photos: Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
Although there have already been frosty nights in Ranua the days are still rather warm. However, they’re getting shorter and shorter. The autumn leaves are glowing in the sun and make the landscape look fantastic.



Jemma and Malla – two sweet honey paws

Aug 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

11.8.2016 by Mervi, Photos by Marko Junttila, Ranua Wildlife Park
In Ranua the brown bears Malla and Jemma are enjoying the Summer with all kinds of activities. Sightseeing from a tree is a perfect morning opening.



Venus and Manasse keep themselves cool

Jul 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

23.7.2016 – Photos by Marko Junttila
At the moment there’s a heat wawe going on so I thought an article with photos of Venus and Manasse in the water is very suitable. 🙂



Summer cuties in Ranua

Jul 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

3.7.2016 – Source: The Ranua Wildlife Park
This is the time of the year when the sun never sets in North Finland. However, the animals are not amazed by the bright Summer nights but go on living according their own ‘rhytm’.



Beaver babies born by caesarian surgery

Jun 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

4.6.2016 – Source: The Ranua Wildlife Park
The beaver female Nami was expected to give birth any day around mid-May. However, Nami became ill. It stayed abnormally outdoors in day time, in one place, shivering.



Arctic romance with hot feelings in Ranua

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Ranua

24.5.2016 Source: The Ranua Wildlife Park Summer is making it’s entry even in northern Finland and both the animals and the humans are having warm and even hot feelings. 🙂 This photo was taken when the ground was still covered with snow but according to the keepers the romance is still going on! When things get […]