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Advent greetings from the polar bears in Yorkshire

Nov 30th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

30.11.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

Today happens to be a very special day. Luka was born on the 30th of November in Rhenen, Netherlands but since December 2020 he lives in the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in England.



Musical entertainment in Yorkshire

Nov 16th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

16.11.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

The polar bears in the Yorkshire Wildlife Park are all doing fine now that even Sisu has recovered from his injuries. Maybe some snow flakes will soon fall in Doncaster, too.



Yorkshire – Welcome back, Sisu!

Nov 3rd, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

3.11.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker
After his health problems Sisu is back and according to the keepers (rangers), vets and even visitors he’s doing just fine! I’m sure we are all glad meeting him again.



Meet Jebbie, a polar bear cub’s best friend

Oct 21st, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

21.10.2021 – Photos and story by Molly Merrow

When little Jebbie was found wandering alone near homes in Tok, Alaska last June, his prospects did not seem very bright. At the same time, the Detroit Zoo was looking for a companion for Laerke, a polar bear cub who had been removed from her mother and twin sister when she was two days old and failing.



Yorkshire – Polar bear life in October

Oct 11th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

11.10.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

Flocke and her kid trio are doing fine and enjoy their life in the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. They were very lucky to find a new home where there’s lots of space for the family.



Flocke’s trojka is growing fast

Sep 27th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

27.9.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

Flocke and her kids have been residents of the Yorkshire Wildlife Park quite a while now and there’s no doubt that they are very happy and satisfied in their new home.



Yorkshire – Family dinner and funny bachelor bears

Sep 15th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

14.9.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

What could be nicer than a family dinner on the green grass? That’s why Flocke gathered her kids to have a nice meal together. I wish the sweet family ‘bon appetit’!



Yorkshire – Green grass and wet water

Aug 30th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

30.8.2021 – Photos by Sheila and Philip Baker

Flocke, Indiana, Tala and Yuma seem to be appreciating their new surroundings very much. There’s amazingly lot of space for the polar bear family and also all kinds of enrichment.



Vienna – Finja is soon as big as mama Nora

Apr 21st, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

21.4.2021 – Photos by Jutta Kirchner

Due the covid-19 situation the Vienna Zoo Schönbrunn is closed since the 1st of April until further notice. The photos in this article were taken in March.



Shilka and Hochan are taking a time-out

Apr 11th, 2021 | By | Category: Lead articles

11.4.2021 – Photos by Ursus Maritimus Polarbearologist
From the 1st of April, Shilka and Hochan, the polar bear mama and her baby girl in the Tennoji Zoo, haven’t been visible to the visitors. The photos in this article were taken before the ‘time-out’.