Latest Berlin Zoological Garden Stories
Researchers combine their efforts to investigate Knut the polar bear's death
Knut, Berlin Zoo's superstar polar bear, has died at the age of four.
Knut the polar bear, possibly the most famous Berliner of recent years, is likely to eventually be moved out of the German capital. The bear was born in the Berlin Zoo two years ago this Friday.
World News IN BRIEF *BERLIN A north German zoo is suing its Berlin rival for a share of profits from Knut, the polar bear who is Berlin Zoo's star resident. Neumuenster Zoo owns Knut's father, Lars, and claims it legally owns Knut under a deal with Berlin Zoo.
The German city of Nuremberg and officials at the cityâ€™s zoo introduced a new polar bear cub, named Flocke, to the public Tuesday.
Celebrity polar bear Knut -- who won the hearts of millions around the globe as a roly-poly orphan cub -- celebrated his first birthday Wednesday with a cake made from 300 eggs and 20 pounds of marzipan.
Berlin Zoo's star polar bear cub Knut welcomed his millionth visitor Thursday, showing he hasn't lost his drawing power even if he's growing up.
Berlin Zoo's abandoned polar bear cub Knut looks cute, cuddly and has become a front-page media darling, but an animal rights activist insisted Monday he would have been better off dead than raised by humans.
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