Kuusamo Predator Center

Brown bear cub Aina frolicking in the snow

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

20.11.2021
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.



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.



Kuusamo Predator Center – Juuso is preparing himself for the hibernation season

Oct 25th, 2020 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

25.10.2020 – Source: Sulo Karjalainen, Video by Pasi Jäntti The major part of the brown bears in the Kuusamo Predator Center are preparing themselves for the hibernation season. Many of them are already dreaming sweet dreams in their ‘bedrooms. As usual Juuso wants his Daddy Sulo to sing a lullaby for him before the master […]



Treffen mit Juuso & Co

Aug 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

17.8.2018 by Teddybärenmutti Es war 29. Juli und um 5 Uhr starteten wir unsere Reise um Juuso & Co und Sisu und Venus zu treffen. Er war der einziger regneriscer Tag in diesem Sommer. Und es regnete und regnete. Wir planten wir fahren langsam und ruhig, geniessen Kaffee ab und zu und wechselten Chauffeur. Nein. Es regnete […]



Juuso’s best creations – two sweet cubbies!

May 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

8.5.2018 – Photos by Pasi Jäntti, Kuusamo Predator Center I guess you all remember the painting brown bear Juuso in the Kuusamo Predator Center. Now Juuso has managed to ‘create’ his best work! In February his girlfriend Reeta gave birth to two sweet cubbies. Sulo Karjalainen noticed the newborns when two lovely fur balls were […]



Honeypaw Juuso loves even cheese!

Oct 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

21.10.2017 – Source: Aamulehti
As you probably know our friend in Kuusamo loves honey. Now it’s been revealed that he even appreciates the taste of cheese. In order to help a local dairy Sulo Karjalainen and Juuso agreed to star a video commercial.



News of Sulo and Juuso

Sep 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

12.9.2017 – Source: The Kuusamo Predator Center
Sulo Karjalainen – now 76 years old! – and his beloved brown bear Juuso will stay as a statue in the town square in Kuusamo. The statue will be revealed during the next Summer.



The painting bear Juuso is awake!

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

24.4.2017 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center The painting bear Juuso is awake! Early this morning Juuso – the famous painter in the Kuusamo Predator Center – came out from his den where he’s been hibernating since the beginning of last November. Sulo Karjalainen was having his breakfast when he saw Juuso coming out. Sulo immediately invited […]



New works of art by Juuso, the painting bear

Sep 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Kuusamo Predator Center

30.9.2016 – Source: Kuusamo Predator Center Juuso hasn’t let the grass grow under his paws during the Summer. Oh no, he’s been busy creating new pieces of art. The interest for Juuso’s paintings has really exceeded all expectations. People from all over the world are willing to buy his works of art. The bear artist in […]