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Ready for adventure: 14-week-old polar bear twins take their first steps outside of the birthing den and experience a new world, under the watchful eye of mama Giovanna.
International Polar Bear Day at Hellabrun Zoo was a great success. The now worldfamous twin cubs attracted many visitors and generated great interest in the fate of their fellow species in the wild. Starting this week, visitors will be able to gain an exclusive peek inside the home of the young polar bear family every weekend and bank holiday.
The polar bear cubs have passed their first medical examination with flying colours. The vets have now confirmed the twins are in the best of health.
At two months old baby polar bear no. 1 has taken its first successful steps.
There is a baby for the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans at Hellabrunn. A seventh member was born to Hellabrunn’s orangutan group at the end of January - healthy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
Five weeks ago on 9 December 2013 two healthy polar bear cubs were born at Hellabrunn Zoo. The latest news is that they’re opening their eyes.
On Monday, 9 December 2013 polar bear, Giovanna, gave birth to two babies at Munich’s Hellabrunn Zoo. The colour footage from surveillance cameras showed both births at close range – a global sensation.