News and reports from Scandinavia

Brown bear cub Aina frolicking in the snow

Nov 20th, 2021 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

Do you remember Aina – the little orphaned brown bear cub that was brought to Sulo Karjalainen? Now Aina has grown a lot. The other brownies are already hibernating and maybe Aina has retired, too, when I’m writing this.

The Winter is here!

Oct 20th, 2021 | By | Category: Orsa

20.10.2021 – Source: Orsa Predator Center
Old Man Winter has made his entry in Orsa and he didn’t come empty handed! It snowed for the first time on last Friday but today (19th of October) the snow has decided to stay on the ground.

Aalborg – Imaq and Inuk are best friends

Sep 28th, 2021 | By | Category: Denmark

28.9.2021 – Photos by Jeanette Johnson
Jeanette visited the polar bear family in the Aalborg Zoo on the 8th of September and met Inuk and Imaq happily playing in the water.

Orsa in August 2021

Sep 1st, 2021 | By | Category: Orsa

1.9.2021 – Source: Orsa Predator Center
July was a very hot month even in Orsa but August offered more BEARable temperaturs both for the animals and the humans. Soon the Autumn is here and the brownies are preparing themselves for the hibernation.

Aalborg – Malik, Inuk and Imaq in August 2021

Aug 26th, 2021 | By | Category: Denmark

26.8.2021 – Photos by Helle Nygaard
It’s been quite a while since we saw photos of Malik, Inuk and Imaq but now our friend Helle has visited the sweet family in the Aalborg Zoo.

Juuso Coffee for the benefit of the Predator Center

Jul 30th, 2021 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

30.7.2021 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center
Brown bear Juuso has become famous for his paintings that has been sold for the benefit of the Kuusamo Predator Center. Now he has found another way to raise money for the center.

The orphaned bear cub Aina and Sulo Karjalainen are best friends

Jul 6th, 2021 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

6.7.2021 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center
In early March an orphaned bear cub was found in Kuhmo in Finland. Because the place is very near Kuusamo the police took the baby to Sulo Karjalainen.

Orsa – Wild Walks and Summer fun

Jun 22nd, 2021 | By | Category: Orsa

22.6.2021 – Source: Orsa Predator Park
This Summer Orsa Predator Park arranges Wild Walks for the visitors. During the tour in the park the visitors will find Wild Stations with little ‘challenges’. There are prizes to win, too.

Breakfast with Ewa and her baby girl Miki

Jun 2nd, 2021 | By | Category: Orsa

2.6.2021 – Source: DalaTidningen, Photos by Eva Kallersand
Ewa’s and Wilbär’s baby girl Miki is now 6 months old and growing fast.  This time you can follow the mother and her daughter enjoying a hearty breakfast.

Ewa’s baby girl has a name now!

May 10th, 2021 | By | Category: Orsa

UPDATED 10.5.2021 – Photos by Orsa Predator Park
The Spring has arrived in Orsa and there are only small ‘snow islands’ in shadowy places. Ewa’s and Wilbär’s baby is growing fast and learning new polar bear things every day.