- February 12, 2013
He may have died nearly two years ago, but Knut the cuddly polar bear still lives on in the hearts of fans. Now they will be able to see him once again at Berlin's natural history museum. more... [ Forum ]
- October 24, 2012
Berlin's famed Knut was officially immortalized on Wednesday with a bronze statue in the city's zoo. Though the cuddly polar bear won't be forgotten anytime soon, the memorial keeps the dream alive for future generations. more...
- March 30, 2012
A polar bear cub who shares the same father as late Berlin celebrity Knut made her debut this week at the Wuppertal Zoo. But unlike her half-brother, wee Anori has not been abandoned by her mother. The cuddly pair delighted visitors with a romp around their enclosure, and zoo officials are optimistic about her future. more...
- January 18, 2012
A polar bear that shares the same father as Berlin celebrity Knut (RIP) has been born in Wuppertal. There appears to be a distinct family resemblance, although "Anori," whose gender is still unknown, has the good fortune of not having been rejected by its mother. more...
- January 13, 2012
Last year, hearts were broken in Berlin and around the world when Knut the polar bear died at the Berlin Zoo. Following an outpouring of grief, the zoo and an association supporting it decided to erect a monument to the bear, and issued a call to artists. On Friday, they announced the winner. more...
- December 28, 2011
The debut of a tiny polar bear being hand-reared by zookeepers in Denmark has become a holiday Internet sensation this week. While the newborn cub's story is similar to that of Berlin's recently deceased star bear Knut, his handlers say Siku will be "completely different." more...
- December 23, 2011
Thomas Ziolko heads a committee charged with selecting an official monument for Knut, the star bear at the Berlin Zoo that died in March after rocketing to worldwide fame. But it's a thankless task, he finds, a one that does injustice to animals not born cute and with a dramatic story. By Christoph Scheuermann more...
- March 25, 2011
Officials at the Berlin Zoo and the city's Museum of Natural History have agreed to a Knut exhibit with the animal's remains. But Knut supporters are angrily filling an online memory book with demands that the animal be given a proper burial. By Mary Beth Warner more...
- March 22, 2011
The tragic death of Knut, the world-famous polar bear, may have been caused by brain problems, the Berlin Zoo said on Tuesday following the release of preliminary findings of his autopsy. The zoo plans to erect a memorial in his honor. more...
- March 21, 2011
Knut, Berlin's world-famous polar bear who died on Saturday, was a product of the age of celebrity. But it wasn't just his stranger-than-fiction story that made him unique -- this bear had charisma, and will be very sorely missed. Berlin has lost an icon, and should erect a monument in his memory. By David Crossland more...