Video of Serij and his twin brother Belij at Budapest Zoo in May 2017

Name:  Serij (male)

Born:  28 November 2015 at Udmurtia State Zoological Park, Izhevsk, Russia

Mother:  Dumka

Father:  Nord

Siblings: Twin brother Belij, Nissan (male) born 2013 and Purga (female) a half-sibling born 2017 to Dumka

Current location: Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, Hungary

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity in Udmurtia State Zoo, Izhevsk, Russia 28 November 2015
  2. Transferred to Budapest 16 March 2017
  3. Transferred to Pairi Daiza, Brugelette, Belgium in November 2020 (the transfer had not been confirmed by the zoo as at December 2020).

Progeny:  None

Additional Information

Serij is Russian for  “Grey”.  He and his brother Berij (“White”) have a close, affectionate relationship.  It is likely that the brothers will be separated when mature enough to breed, around 2023.

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Page updated 28 December 2020