Ivan, 2016 (used with permission; this image is © Viki Pandit and must not to be used without the owner’s permission)

Name:  Ivan (male)

Born: 8 December 2000 in Pern Zoo, Russia

Mother:  Simona

Father: Vrangel

Siblings:  Male twin (believed deceased), Vera (female) and her male twin born 2002, Nord (male) born 2005, Gerda (female) born 2007, Mimi (female) born 2009, Milana (female) born 2009, Zefirka (female) born 2011, Nana (female) born 2011, died 2013, Voldya (male) born 2011, Chabar (male) born 2014, Sneschana (female) born 2014

Current location:  Tokushima Zoo, Tokushima, Shikoku, Japan

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity in Pern Zoo, Russia on 8 December 2000
  2. Transferred to Asahiyama Zoo, Hokkaidō, Japan on 30 March 2002
  3. Arrived at Tokushima on 20 May 2020

Progeny:  None

Additional Information

The video below shows Ivan playing with a plastic toy in July 2020, shortly after his arrival at the zoo.

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