Polar Bear Cub Siku is Healthy and Growing

This is an update on the polar bear cub named Siku who is being fed by people, after the mother wasn’t producing enough milk. Images of Siku when he was newly born made him something of an Internet star.

If all the humans on Earth were as concerned about polar bears and wildlife as much as the man in the first video is, surely the bears would be better off, and we would all be working to reduce the impact of climate change, which is damaging their habitat.

The first video shows Siku at 66 days. He weighs nine kilos and appears to have a very healthy appetite. In the second video he is eleven kilos, but it is just thirteen days later. This rapid weight gain is indicative of good health. The last one is of him at 32 days, and shows how much he has grown since the time when he was very small and not particularly mobile. (This was the mostly eating and sleeping stage.)

Image Credit: kandinavisk Dyrepark and Soren Koch, Hilmer & Koch Nature Photography

 

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73 comments

Chevalier Guy
Guy C1 years ago

Today, he must be 3 years old. He has to be a magnificent polar bear. Good work from the team of the Scandinavian Wildlife Park !

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Chevalier Guy
Guy C1 years ago

Thank you

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Glennis Whitney
Glennis W1 years ago

He is such a beautiful little bear, many happy days ahead. Thank you for caring and sharing

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Glennis Whitney
Glennis W1 years ago

Great cub, great video, great music. Thank you for caring and sharing

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Glennis Whitney
Glennis W1 years ago

Thank you for the update, so adorable. Thank you for caring and sharing

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Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe5 years ago

Siku was a cutie as a cub. At 1 year, he is a big goofball.

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Pat W.
Pat W5 years ago

Thank you for keeping us posted on Siku. Seems very healthy and happy!

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Donna B.
Donna B5 years ago

Thx so much. Always love the animal videos.

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Eternal Gardener
Eternal G5 years ago

GOTSIE!

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Ceejay R.
CJ Robb5 years ago

Awww, that picture at the top, with the cute little ears and his tongue out melts my heart!

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