Posts Tagged ‘ Ranua zoo ’

To Ranzo with love

Nov 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Ranua

18.11.2015 – by Mervi, photos by the Ranua Zoo
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR RANZO!
Dear Ranzo, the 18th of November 2011 was a very happy day in Ranua. The first polar bear cub ever in Finland was born – and it was you!



Manasse’s bathing day

Aug 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Ranua

14.8.2015 – Source: The Ranua Zoo, Photos by Marko Junttila
Although the Summer in Finland hasn’t been very Summer like this year it’s been warm enough for the polar bears in Ranua. 🙂



Christmas greetings from northern Finland

Dec 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

24.12.2014 – Source: The Ranua zoo
Meet the roe deer male Kauko. In the winter, the roe deer can gather into small herds but, in the summer, the roe deer males, unlike other deers, have their own territories that they guard constantly.



Water games before the icy season

Oct 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

12.10.2014 – Source: Ranua Zoo, photos by Marko Junttila
In Ranua the Fall is turning into the Winter. The first snow has already fallen and soon the white stuff will be covering the ground.
Even the wolverine decided to take a swimming tour before the pool freezes.



A brown fur ball called Jemma

Sep 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

24.9.2014 – Source: Ranua Zoo, Photos by Marko Junttila
Dear friends! Can you recognize this brown fur ball? If you take a good look I think you can see a white necklace and cute ears …. and isn’t that a bear cubbie’s paw???



Children prepared enrichment for the animals

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

4.9.2014 – Source: The Ranua Zoo
In co-operation with the Ranua Zoo the 4H Club children made enrichment for the zoo animals. In the wild the animals spend their time hunting and looking for food. In the zoos the keepers feed the animals and they can easily get bored without enrichment.



Tall beauties and small cuties

Jul 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

25.7.2014 – Photos by Marko Junttila
On a hot Summer day in July 2014 Manasse decided to present himself to the visitors in all his glory. He sure looks very impressive doesn’t he?



Midsummer greetings from sweet babies in Ranua

Jun 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

20.6.2014 – Source: The Ranua Zoo, Photos by Marko Junttila The wolverine couple Batsi (born in 2005 in Sweden) and Rasputin (born in 2007 in Russia) have become parents to two sweet babies. Of course, the parents were very proud to present their off spring to the visitors – and with all the reason! The […]



The baby bear in Ranua stole our hearts

May 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Ranua

9.5.2014 by Mervi and Vesa – Dedicated to the memory of Jehu After having heard the sad news of Jehu’s tragic passing we were afraid that visiting the brown bears in Ranua would be a very frustrating experience. Of course, seeing the enclosure where we met Jehu last Summer brought tears in our eyes. As we […]



A Tragedy in Zoo Ranua – JEHU Put to Death

Apr 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Teddybärenmutti's column

28.04.2014 Sad news by Mervi and Teddybärenmutti
Mervi is currently in Finland and she informed us that Jehu had to be shot in the morning because he managed to escape from his enclosure