thank you! As a token of our gratitude, we will give a male polar bear a gift of ice on the last day of the exhibition (March 6th).
Male polar bears living in Adventure World (Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture) will be sent to Hirakawa Zoological Park (Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture) through a breeding loan system based on the polar bear management plan of the Japan Association of Zoos and Aquariums Biodiversity Committee. I was lucky to move.
In 2013, the park was born, and as a token of our gratitude for the many smiles that have been brought to us, we will open on the last day On March 6th (Monday), we will give away ice cubes filled with favorite foods and toys with messages from guests.
[About the event on the last day of the polar bear exhibition] (1) Present ice with favorite food
*The event will be streamed live on official YouTube.
*The event will be held before the park opens for members of the press. Date: March 6, 2023 (Monday) 9:15 am to 9:25 am (approximately 10 minutes) ■ Location: Marine Mammal Museum 1st floor, polar bear exhibit ■Present details: ice with favorite apples, horse meat, and atka mackerel [Image 2
(2) Present a buoy (toy) with a message from the guests
Date: March 6, 2023 (Monday) 2:00 pm (polar bear meal time)
■ Location: Marine Mammal Museum, Polar Bear Exhibition Hall ■ Gift contents
You can write a message on the buoy on the 1st floor of the Marine Mammal Museum from the time the park opens until noon.
A buoy with a message from everyone will be presented at the end of the polar bear meal time from 2:00 pm.
* Depending on the physical condition of the animal, the contents may be changed or canceled.
[About moving polar bears]
Number/Gender: 1/Male (nickname: Light)
Date of birth: November 21, 2013 (born in Adventure World)
Age: 9 years old
Destination: Hirakawa Zoological Park (Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture) Move date: March 8, 2023 (Wednesday)
* Scheduled to be open to the public at the Kaijukan until March 6, 2023 (Monday).
*The exhibition may be canceled due to the physical condition of the animals. *For the safe movement of animals, please refrain from reporting on the day of the move. Images will be made available to members of the press.
[Adventure World Polar Bear Breeding]
February 1993 Started breeding 1 year old male and 1 year old female February 2000 2 babies born (died immediately after birth, died 3 months after birth)
October 2000 2 births (died immediately after birth)
January 2002 2 births (died immediately after birth)
March 2005 Birth of 2 piglets (died 2 days after birth, 2 weeks after birth) October 2009 Birth of one (died at age 4)
November 2013 Birth of 1 *Male moving to Hirakawa Zoological Park March 2014 A 22-year-old male passed away
March 2015 One male (Gogo) visits the zoo under the breeding loan system from Tennoji Zoo
* Returning to Tennoji Zoo in December 2018
February 2021 A 29-year-old female dies.The number of breeding animals becomes one male.
March 2023 Breeding suspended due to move to Hirakawa Zoological Park [About polar bears]
■ Classification: Carnivora Bear family
■ Scientific name: Ursus maritimus
■ English name: Polar Bear
■ Habitat: Arctic
Diet: In Adventure World, horse meat, atka mackerel, Chinese cabbage, etc. are given
■ Breeding: The breeding season is from March to June, and 1 to 4 offspring are born from November to January of the following year. ■ Lifespan: 20 to 25 years
It is the only marine bear, and has a body that is more slender than other bears and suitable for swimming.
Although it is covered with white fur, it has a dark skin, so it efficiently absorbs heat from the sun and helps maintain body temperature.
Body length 1.8m-2.5m Weight: 200-600kg
[Adventure World “SDGs Declaration / Park Policy”]
Adventure World is a “Smile in the Heart Future Creation Park” where smiles (happiness) come to all life.
The park will embody the image of a future earth full of abundance. Through the “small earth” of the park, we will continue to create smiles for the future, so that the lives of all people involved can be enriched, the lives of animals will continue to be connected, and nature and resources will circulate and regenerate. I will continue. [About SDGs]
SDGs are “Sustainable Development Goals”. It consists of 17 goals and 169 targets to solve social problems and create a bright future for the world by 2030. These are the international goals that were unanimously adopted by 193 member states at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in September 2015.
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