Name:  Almaz  (Алмаз) (male)

Born:  12 December 2019 in Orto Doidu Zoo, Yakurtsk, Russia

Mother:  Kolymana (Колымана)

Father:  Lomosov

Siblings:  Khaarchaana (Хаарчаана)

Current location: Orto Doidu Zoo, Yakurtsk

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity 12 Devember 2019 in Orto Doidu Zoo, Yakurtsk, Russia

Progeny:  None

Additional Information

There was a public vote to choose Almaz’s name.  His name translates as “Diamond” in English.

In April 2020 Almaz weighed 18 kg, a month later in May he tipped the scales at 30 kg.

Since 2014, the care of 35 polar bears in Russian zoos has been financed by Russian oil company  Rosneft.

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Page updated 30 September 2021