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Brown Bears and Spring


First rays of sunshine make the nature awake from the winter slumber. Plants and animals are all getting awake. Two of six Brown Bears of Kharkov Zoo, Vaska and Vanka, left their dens to lie in the sun and taste the last traces of the window. Vanka relished the remnants of snow, Vanka bowed his head to the new spring.


Cat Allows to Love Her only in Her Own Way


Cats are animals who are quite close to the humans. But their independent nature proves that notwithstanding thousands of years of their domesticity cats have remained free and untamed; their tolerance towards humans can be seen as their favour for us.

The International Polar Bear Day


The International Polar Bear Day is celebrated yearly on the 27th of February. The main goal of the event is raising awareness of the public about Polar Bear conservation. According to scientists' estimation, there are 20-25 thousands of Polar Bear individuals in the wild. It is interesting to know that Brown Bear used to be Polar Bear's ancestor.

Saved Animals


Quite often Zoo is a place where animals find their refuge. Many times we got exotic animals (a lion, a Nile Crocodile) as well as representatives of local fauna (foxes, owls, squirrels, martens, bats etc.). Sometimes these animals have been rejected by their masters.

A Kharkov Citizen


A month has passed since tiger cub named Elysseycame to Kharkov Zoo. We hope that the most difficult period in his life has ended. During first two weeks he was afraid of everything - people and new objects in the enclosure and kept on staying in his house.