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Orsa – Brown bear Losa’s babies

Apr 13th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

13.4.2021 – Source: Orsa Predator Park On the 4th of January this year brown bear Losa in Orsa gave birth to two sweet cubs. The mama and her babies have been in the den ever since. Losa is an experienced mother and knows how long she must stay indoors with the babies. During the last […]



Nostalgie – Little Pink Ridinghood and Knubin Hood

Apr 2nd, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

2.4.2021 – by Mervi (English, Deutsch) I wish all the readers and reporters of this magazine a HAPPY EASTER with this old story which was first published 31.3.2010. A few days before Easter Little Pink Riding Hood was walking through a big, dark forest. She was carrying a basket filled with chocolate eggs to her […]



Spring signs in Ranua

Mar 30th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

30.3.2021 – Photos by Marko Junttila The early Spring in northern Finland is very white so the animals in the Ranua Zoo can enjoy the white element a few more weeks. Venus and Nord (in the photos) haven’t met each other yet. The EEP coordinator has recommended Ranua to avoid breeding this year. The white […]



Looking back on the life of Little One

Mar 29th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

29.3.2021 by Molly Merrow We knew the day was coming. Little One had arthritis, and had lost weight. At 31, he was the oldest male polar bear in the U.S. He had lived a good long life. He was born December 13, 1989, in the Cleveland Zoo to Snowball and Nauyat. In 2007 he came […]



Zoo de La Flèche – When Aron met Quintana

Mar 28th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

28.3.2021 – Source: Zoo de La Flèche, France Quintana came to us last Summer from the Tierpark Hellabrunn in Munich. Aron arrived in the Autumn last year from the Tallinn Zoo in Estonia. Our two polar bears now share the same enclosure. They had their first ‘date’ last week and we can already state they […]



Snow fun with Lynn and Imaq

Mar 15th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

15.3.2021 – Source: Copenhagen Zoo
Papa Nord is now living in a Winter paradise in Ranua and there’s no doubt he’s ‘deliriously happy’ about the whiteness in his enclosure.



Zum Weltfrauentag: Starke Mädels in Hellabrunn

Mar 8th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

8.3.2021 von Anita Das Warten hat ein Ende. Der Münchner Zoo öffnet wieder. Da es nur eine bestimmte Anzahl von Eintrittskarten täglich gibt, ist es trotz Öffnung nicht so einfach eines der begehrten 0 Euro Ticket für Jahreskartenbesitzer zu bekommen. Ich hatte Glück. Nun heißt es hoffen, dass der Zoo bis zum meinem Besuch auch […]



Zoo Mulhouse – Sesi’s baby is a girl

Mar 6th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

6.3.2021 – Source: Zoo Mulhouse in France Sesi’s and Vicks’ baby is girl and the proud mother has brought her out for the first time. I’m very glad to tell you that the baby girl has got the name KARA. As far as I know there’s no other polar bear with that name. There was […]



International Polar Bear Day 2021

Feb 27th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

27.2.2021 – Source: Polar Bears International, Collages by Mervi Today we dedicate an article especially for our giant white friends in the wild. Because the Polar Bears International has excellent information about this special day I refer to their information. PBI’s International Polar Bear Day is February 27th! Every year, this global event draws attention […]



Goodbye Olinka! Remembering a caring mother bear

Feb 11th, 2021 | By | Category: Featured articles

12.2.2021 by Molly Merrow A patient mother, a gentle bear. Olinka is being remember with much love. She died at Rotterdam Zoo on Tuesday, February 9, following a decline in her health in the past few months. She was put under anesthesia, and it was found that she had advanced liver and kidney disease, and […]