Henry photographed at Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat, Winter 2018/19  (Cochrane PBH)

Name: Henry (male)

Born: 9 May 2013 at Sea World, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Mother: Liya (deceased)

Father: Nelson

Siblings: Mishka (female) born 26 April 2017 at Sea World, Gold Coast (half sibling with shared mother)

Current location: Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat, Ontario, Canada

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity at Sea World, Gold Coast 9 May 2013
  2. Transferred to Cochrane 7 October 2015.

Progeny: None

Additional Information

Henry is reported to be energetic and a fast learner but to have a temper when it comes to food.

There is an online photo gallery of Henry as a cub in Australia here (opens in new window)

Henry, polar bear from Australia, takes up residence in northern Ontario: article published when Henry arrived at Cochrane 7 October 2015 (opens in new window)

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Page updated 14 January 2020