Female polar bear cub gets a sponsor

As part of its Green Seven sustainability campaign, ProSieben has teamed up with Hellabrunn Zoo to sponsor the zoo's recently born polar bear cub. The collaboration with the German broadcaster will see the little cub become an ambassador of her threatened habitat not only at the zoo, but will reach audiences nationwide. She is also expected to be named shortly. Naturally the name given will begin with "Q".

For weeks, Munich has been feverishly awaiting the naming of the recently born cub,  particularly since it was announced that the baby was a girl. The challenge of finding a suitable name that begins with "Q" has stimulated the creative juices of many visitors, with numerous suggestions submitted to the zoo.

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The Geo-zoo concept

The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn was founded in 1911 as the first Geo-zoo worldwide. The animals live according to their geographic distribution in complex communities.

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Hellabrunn’s Species Conservation Center

Hellabrunn’s Species Conservation Center is a unique forum where zoo visitors can access an amazing amount of information about the zoo’s many projects.

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