News and reports from Scandinavia

Korkeasaari Zoo – Special snowmen for the animals

Jan 21st, 2021 | By | Category: News and reports from Scandinavia

21.1.2021 – Source: The Korkeasaari Zoo, Finland
When Wolverine Pinja, snow leopard Luxi and the Amur tiger Tamurin woke up one morning they had wonderful surprises in their enclosures.

Anna and Elsa hatten einen schönen Geburtstag

Dec 14th, 2020 | By | Category: Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven

14.12.2020 – Quelle: Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven
Am 8. Dezember 2019 kamen sie zur Welt, ca. 700 g schwer, blind, taub und mit einer spärlichen dünnen Behaarung lagen sie bei Mama Valeska in der Wurfhöhle.

Ewa and Wilbär are parents now!

Dec 9th, 2020 | By | Category: Orsa

9.12.2020 – Source: Press release from Orsa Predator Center, Photos by Mervi It’s been a long waiting but now there’s a newborn polar bear cub in Orsa! On Thursday the 3rd of December the keepers heard screaming from Ewa’s den and realized that the ‘miracle’ had happened! Ewa and Wilbär in the Winter time – […]

SISU welcomes you to the Winter Wonderland Ranua

Dec 6th, 2020 | By | Category: Ranua 2020

6.12.2020 – Photos by Marko Junttila Today is the Independence Day of Finland so I thought this would be a suitable day for publishing Sisu’s greetings to the readers of this magazine. Terve! Hello! Dear friends, it’s bee quite a while since my latest newsletter but here I am again. As you can see we […]

Ein bäriges Geburtstags- wochenende im Rostocker Zoo

Nov 25th, 2020 | By | Category: Rostock

25.11.2020 von Gisela H
In den Monaten November und Dezember vergeht kaum ein Tag, an dem nicht mindestens ein Eisbär seinen Geburtstag feiert. Im Rostocker Zoo gab es am Wochenende fast einen Doppelgeburtstag.

Happy birthday to you, dear Sisu!

Nov 21st, 2020 | By | Category: Ranua 2020

21.11.2020 by Mervi, Photos by Marko Junttila The 21st of November 2016 was a happy day in the Ranua Wildlife Park. Polar bear lady Venus gave birth to a tiny cub. The park announced the news only in January when the cub had made it through the first critical weeks. What a happy day that […]

Bremerhaven – ‘Eau de Puma’ für Anna und Elsa

Oct 27th, 2020 | By | Category: Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven

27.10.2020 – Quelle: Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven und Birgit Born
Was ist denn das? Es scheint ein Duft zu sein, den Anna & Elsa ‘öfters tragen’ würden. Familie Eisbär hat einige Baumstämme, die vorher im Gehege der Pumas lagen, zum Spielen in ihr Gehege bekommen.

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 […]

Icy treats for the polar bears in Orsa

Aug 18th, 2020 | By | Category: Orsa

18.8.2020 – Source: Orsa Predator Center
It’s been some very hot days in Orsa, too, so the keepers treated Ewa, Wilbär and Hope with yammy ice bombs. Even fresh fish has been on the menu.

Sisu found out the secret of Agent 007 ½

Aug 10th, 2020 | By | Category: Ranua 2020

10.8.2020 – Photos by Marko Junttila Terve! Hello! Greetings from the hot Ranua! Because of the heat I’m spending most of my time in the water. This is a good chance to tell the big ball who’s the boss in this pool! You must admit my back stroke exercises are simply brilliant. Although I’m a […]