Ganuk resting (Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat)

Name: Ganuk (male)

Born: 30 November 2009 at Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien, Saint-Félicien, Quebec

Mother: Aisaqvak

Father: Inukshuk

Siblings: Female twin Taiga (deceased)

Current location: Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat, Ontario, Canada

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity at Zoo Sauvage 30 November 2009
  2. Transferred to Aquarium du Quebec 16 November 20011
  3. Transferred to Cochrane 18 June 2012.

Progeny: None

Additional Information

Gaanuk means “Snowflake” in the Inuktitut language.  He is reported as being laid back, slow moving and very trusting.

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Page updated 12 October 2020