News story of Borealis’ (“Bo”) arrival at Henry Vilas Zoo in November 2020 (Channel 3000)

Name:  Borealis (male)

Born:  9 December 2018 in Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, Ohio, USA

Mother:  Crystal

Father:  Marty (deceased)

Siblings:   Nikita (male) born 2006 (half sibling through father), Anana (female) born 2006, Aurora (female) born 2006, Siku (male) born 2009, Sakari (male) born 2012, Suka (male) born 2012, Hope (female) born 2015.

Current location: Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity in Toledo Zoo 9 December 2018
  2. Arrived at Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, Wisconsin, USA week commencing 9 November, 2020

Progeny:  None

Additional Information

Named for the Northern Lights, the Aurora Borealis.  Known as “Bo” for short.

The video below was published on 14 June 2019 and shows Borealis and his mother Crystal  in The Arctic Encounter exhibit at Toledo.

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