Video of Akiak at Rostock Zoo on 22nd September 2018
Name: Akiak (male)
Born: 22 November 2014 in Ouwehands Zoo, Rhenen, Netherlands
Father: Victor (deceased)
Siblings: Sprinter (male) born 2007, Sesi (female) & Siki (male) born 2010, Sura (female) 2014 (Akiak’s surviving triplet; a third cub died shortly after being born).
Current location: Rostock Zoo, Germany
History of captivity:
- Born in captivity in Ouwehands Zoo, Rhenen, Netherlands 22 November 2014
- Transferred to Rostock 12 September 2018
Akiak is an Inuit name and means “brave”.
Page updated 17 December 2020