Name: Storm (male)
Born: 2010 in the wild
Siblings: None known
Current location: Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg, Montana, Canada
History of captivity:
- Captured in the Canadian Arctic 2013
- Arrived at the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre, part of the Assiniboine Park Zoo on 9 October, 2013
Storm (as he is now named) was captured in or near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada after a non-fatal attack on a man in the town. Details are in this article (opens in a new window).
You can read a brief report on the decision not release Storm back into the wild, nor to put him down here (opens in new window).
Storm’s arrival at the zoo is reported here (opens in new window).
Page updated 13 February 2021