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New Panda Twins!

By CamOp Lee Big news for Panda Fans!  Lin Ping gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, on July 8th at the Gengda Panda Center in China.  These are the first two cubs ever born at this base, which was built to replace the Wolong Panda Center after it was destroyed in the 2008 earthquake.

Polar Bear twins play at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park

What’s new with Siku’s Family?

Things have been busy at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park, home to Siku, Ilka, the Twins, and even more happy polar bears. Biologist at SWP, Janne Tofte, is kind enough to send us updates on the new goings-on and future plans for these bears so that we can pass them on to the viewers. Here are

Freedom and her twins

Freedom’s Cubs Are Working on Their Independence

It’s been awhile since our last update on Freedom and her cubs, but rest assured that they’re doing really well! For those new to this family, they’re the polar bears that live at the Ouwehand Zoo in Rhenen, Netherlands.

Siku Kisses - Screenshot by Valerie_PBI.

Spring is in the air for SWP polar bears

It’s time for another update on the Scandinavian Wildlife Park, home of Ilka, the twins, and Siku. Last time we checked in, Ilka had been separated from the twins as it was time for her cubs to be weaned and for her to get ready to mate again. We asked Janne Tofte, biologist at the

Freedom and her cubs

Cubs of Freedom

One of the cutest families in the world right now may just be Freedom the polar bear and her twin cubs from the Ouwehand Zoo in Rhenen, Netherlands. The cubs were born last November to their 14-year-old mother and got their first taste of the outdoor world just a couple weeks ago. So far, the

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