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For the past 50 days since giving birth, polar bear mum Giovanna has been snuggling with her cub inside Hellabrunn’s mothering den. During this time, the baby polar bear has not only grown in size and weight, but also made its first attempts to crawl. The little cub has also begun to pester mum more and more.
The arrival of the first snowfall at Hellabrunn Zoo creates a special atmosphere: while outdoors many of the native and tropical animals can be seen enjoying the first snow of the year, inside the Elephant House, Jungle Pavilion and Jungle World the pleasantly warm temperatures leave visitors with a feeling of wanderlust.
Last month, Giovanna, the polar bear, gave birth to a healthy cub - her third offspring after bearing twins in December 2013. Now the little cub has just opened its eyes for the first time!
The two could not be more different and yet they have something in common: Both Matra, the female orangutan, and Giovanna, the female polar bear, have recently given birth and are currently busy caring for their offspring. While Giovanna spends a lot of time giving her little cub cuddles, the two orangutan babies are becoming increasingly active...
Miu, the female red panda, is delighted to have a new sponsor: As part of a long-term sponsorship agreement, Sana Kliniken Solln Sendling GmbH, in cooperation with Hellabrunn Zoo, will support the Red Panda Network, a project dedicated to the conservation of wild red panda in Nepal.
Visitors now have an opportunity to watch live footage of polar bear mum, Giovanna, and her newborn cub in the mothering den. A video link of Giovanna and her cub will be broadcast in an exhibition room at the Species Conservation Center from 9 am to 5 pm, daily.
Henry, the maned wolf, now has a new companion: Arken recently arrived in Munich from Nordens Ark zoo in Hunnebostrand, Sweden.