The battle of the white barrel

Jun 8th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

8.6.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko

One morning Gerda found a white barrel outside the door of her den. She proudly presented it to the visitors. Of course, a quality control was needed!

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What shall I do with this thingie?

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It doesn’t taste so good! Yaks!

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Let’s negotiate who will have the first round with the barrel!

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Kai, you should let me have the barrel first because I’m a lady!!!

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Gerda tried to keep the barrel  for herself ….

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… but Kai had obviously forgotten his good manners and tried to take it away from Gerda.

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Kai, you should be ashamed! Where are your manners?

Gerda showed she’s the queen and the queen always has the last growl! 🙂

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Of course, Gerda forgave Kai quite fast so the big male bear could play with the barrel in the water.

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Where did the barrel go?

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Got you!

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Kai’s wet fur reveals the black skin. Some visitors think the skin is ‘blue’ because the polar bears are freezing ….. 🙂 🙂 🙂

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Chilling in the arctic corner

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The snow doesn’t taste so good ….

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…. but it’s so comfortable and cool to lie on it.

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Gerda presents her lilac tongue

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Hello dear fans and visitors!

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Thank you for watching! Have a pleasant June and stay tuned – we’ll be back soon!

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  1. Thank you very much dear Mervi and Arkadi.
    Best wishes to Kai and Gerda.

  2. Freu mich immer wieder,wie schön die Beiden ihre Gemeinsamkeit genießen!

    LG Brigitte.

  3. Dear Arkadij and Mervi!
    Thank you for this funny story. It would be better to have 2 toys. Kai played very nice in the water. Gerda enjoyed the snow.
    Hugs
    Ludmila

  4. Dear Mervi and Arkadi
    The one good use for plastic is being
    used by Polar Bears as a toy. Thank you
    for this story and images of Gerda and Kai.

  5. Dear Mervi and Arkadij!
    Thank you for the pleasant update from Novosibirsk.
    It’s nice that Gerda and Kai shared the toy in the end.
    I especially loved the photos in the water and on the snow heap.
    The Arctic Corner is still a super idea!

    Hugs
    Anke

  6. Jeder wollte den weißen Kanister haben.
    Das ist wie bei Kindern: das Spielzeug der
    anderen ist immer am interessantesten… 😉
    Muss man sich nachher im Schnee abkĂŒhlen.

  7. Dear Mervi und Arkadi,
    thank you for the nice story of Novosibirsk from the bears Gerda and Kai.
    Snow for the bears is wonderful, Gerda love it.
    Bear Hugs
    Gudrun

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