In honor of National Polar Bear Day, here’s a second post in a row featuring Berlin from the Kansas City Zoo.  

In summer 2012, horrible flooding wrecked the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, Minnesota.  Many animals — including six sheep, four goats, a raven, a vulture, an owl, and a donkey — were killed when more than nine inches of rain fell on the city and flooded the barnyard exhibit. Two seals and Berlin, the zoo’s […]

On a much warmer day than she should ever have to deal with, Berlin the polar bear tried to keep her cool at the Kansas City Zoo. You Might Also Enjoy: Other Animal Posts Other Kansas City Posts

While we do adore Berlin, the polar bear at the Kansas City Zoo, it was fun meeting twin brothers Kiska and Koluk at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo in New Mexico over Spring Break. One of them acted like an 800-pound pet dog, tossing a toy across the Inukshuk Bay enclosure, sliding down into the water, and retrieving it. […]

Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  You might remember the world-famous polar bear cub, Knut, who was born in captivity at the Berlin Zoo and raised by zoo keepers after he was rejected by his mother. This guy climbed up […]