Mishka, aged around five months in 2017
Name: Mishka (female)
Born: 26 April 2017 in Sea World, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Mother: Liya (deceased)
Siblings: Twin died shortly after birth. Also Henry (male) born 9 May 2013 at Sea World, Gold Coast (half sibling with shared mother).
Current location: Sea World, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
History of captivity:
- Born in captivity at Sea World, Gold Coast
Mishka is a common colloquialism in Russian for a bear; effectively “little bear”.
Meet Mishka: Gold Coast Sea World’s polar bear cub officially named (article published 9 August 2017) (opens in new window)
Sea World celebrates as polar cub Mishka turns one (article published 25 April 2018) (opens in new window)
Polar bear cub Mishka celebrates 2nd birthday at Sea World (article published 26 April 2019) (opens in new window)
Page updated 14 January 2020