Cold water after the hot Spring feelings

Apr 9th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

9.4.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
The Spring is approaching with giant steps even in Novosibirsk. There’s still a lot of snow but the ice in the polar bears’ pool has almost melted away.

Bear hugging Gerda and Kai

Mar 31st, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

31.3.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
Our white fluffy friends Gerda and Kai don’t hide their feelings towards each other – and why should they? It’s really heart warming to see this lovely couple so deeply in love.

Very white greetings from Novosibirsk

Mar 23rd, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

23.3.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova
The polar bears in the Novosibirsk Zoo certainly have a long Winter. I guess the Winter with lots of snow is the best possible ‘enrichment’ for the white family.

Gerda and Kai in love again

Mar 17th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

17.3.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova
Gerda and Kai can’t hide that they’re very happy together – and why should they hide their feelings? 🙂 It looks like this day started with some hide-and-seek.

Gerda and Kai had fun with their blue cans

Mar 11th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

11.3.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
Kai is finishing his ice bomb and planning how to play with his new blue can. What a wonderful Polar Bear Day gifts the keepers brought their beloved bears.

What a wonderful Polar Bear Day for Gerda and Kai

Mar 3rd, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

3.3.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
The International Polar Bear Day was celebrated with lots of surprises for the polar bears – both eatable gifts and toys.

Kai as a downhill glider

Feb 24th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

24.2.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
Kai was a bit bored and tried to find ways to entertain himself. When I’m writing this he and Gerda are still separated from each other.

Separated family

Feb 14th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

14.2.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova and Oksana Kalinina
The 14th of February is the Valentine’s Day and the loving couples are supposed to be extra sweet to each other. However, Gerda and Kai must spend this day separated.

Gerda’s thoughts after the kids have left her

Feb 7th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

7.2.2021 – Photos by Arkadi Laptenko
When Gerda comes out of the den it looks like she’s still waiting for Nordi and Shauna to follow her. However, she soon realizes that the kids have left.

Will Kai meet Gerda soon?

Jan 29th, 2021 | By | Category: Novosibirsk

29.1.2021 – Photos by Anna Novikova and Arkadi Laptenko When I’m writing this I don’t know if Gerda and Kai are together so I publish some photos of them separated. Kai instinctively knows something has happened. It’s very quiet in the neighbouring enclosure so I guess that means the kids have left their mama and […]