Popular polar bears in Aalborg Zoo
The first polar bear cub on web cam
December 7, 2008, a charming little polar bear cub, Milak, was born in Aalborg Zoo. This was a world sensation as hundred thousands of people worldwide could follow the cute baby polar bear live in the maternity den.
Being able to show live pictures from a polar bear den was indeed a world sensation, and consequently, the little newborn cub attracted much attention like never before.
Augo - the polar bear cub from 2010
In November 2010 a new polar bear cub was born and could be followed via webcam. Augo, as the cute charming cub was named, was followed by a large number of fans. It is now possible to study all the polar bears via 2 cameras in the outdoor facility and you can follow the bears day and night at the Aalborg Zoo website.
Impressive outdoor facility
The polar bear facility is among the finest facilities in the world. The design is primarily based on the bears’ behaviour. Secondarily, it is adjusted to meet a public request of observing the polar bears in a new way. The facility has 8 integrated windows where the public can follow the polar bears on land and in/under water. Read more about the Aalborg Zoo polar bear facility.
Facts about the polar bears
Victoria was born in Rostock Zoo on December 12, 1996. She arrived at Aalborg Zoo on July 22, 1998.
Malik was born in Aalborg Zoo on December 19, 2000. Father Nanok and mother Nuka are both dead.
Felix was born in Vienna Zoo on November 24, 2001. He arrived at Aalborg Zoo via Karlsruhe and Tierpark Nürnberg on April 1, 2008. Felix is the father of the famous Flocke, born in Nürnberg Zoo on December 11, 2007, and also the father of two bears born in November 2008. Felix was only visiting Aalborg Zoo and was sent back to Nürnberg Zoo autumn 2010.
Milak is born on December 7, 2008, in Aalborg Zoo. Mother Victoria, father Felix.
Newest polar bear cub was born November 20, 2010, in Aalborg Zoo. Mother Malik and father Felix.
If you wish to learn more about the polar bears in Aalborg Zoo please visit the Aalborg Zoo website.