Name: Almaz (Алмаз) (male)
Born: 12 December 2019 in Orto Doidu Zoo, Yakurtsk, Russia
Mother: Kolymana (Колымана)
Siblings: Khaarchaana (Хаарчаана)
Current location: Orto Doidu Zoo, Yakurtsk
History of captivity:
- Born in captivity 12 Devember 2019 in Orto Doidu Zoo, Yakurtsk, Russia
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.
Page updated 30 September 2021