Name: Arktos (male)
Born: 30 November 2007 in Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria
Father: Eric (deceased)
Siblings: Lloyd (male) born 2000, Nika (female) born 2000, Lara (female) 2004, Nanuq (male) Aktos’s twin born 2007 Vicks (male) 2010, Todz (male 2014, Sizzel (female) 2014
Current location: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig, Kingussie, Scotland
History of captivity:
- Born in captivity in Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria 30 November 2007
- Transferred to Hannover Zoo, Germany 17 May 2010
- Transferred to Kingussie 4 April 2012.
Progeny: Hamish (born 2017). Brodie (born 2021).
Arktos refers to “bears” in Greek. Arktos is part of the Park’s breeding programme and has fathered two cubs at the facility: Hamish (male) in 2017 and an as yet unsexted cub born in December 2021. Victoria is the mother of both cubs.
Page updated 06 April 2022