Twins Malygin & Bering in Harbin Polarland (Xinhua)

Name:  Malygin (male)

Born:  29 November 2002 in Leningradsky Zoopark, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Mother:  Uslada

Father:  Menschikov (deceased)

Siblings: Simona (female born 1994, Syril (male) born 1996, Colin (male) born 1998, Cora (female) born 1998, Lutyik (male) born 2000, Liva (female) born 2000, Bering (male) born 2002, Sedov (male) born 2002, Kai (male) born 2004, Rossy (male) (aka Pyotr) born 2007, Krassin (male) born 2007, Simon (male) born 2009, Samson (male) 2009, Lomonosov (male) born 2011, Zabava (female) 2013.

Current location: Harbin Polarland, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity in Leningradsky Zoopark, Saint Petersburg, Russia 29 November 2002
  2. Transferred to Sun Asia Polar World, Shahekou District, Dalian, China 24 December 2003
  3. Arrived at Harbin 13 December 2005

Progeny:  None known

Additional Information

Malygin was named after Stepan Gavrilovich Malygin (1702-1764), one of the first Russian Arctic explorers.

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