Taiga (Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat)

Name:  Taiga(male)

Born: 30 November 2009 in Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien, Saint-Félicien, Quebec, Canada

Mother: Aisaqvak

Father: Inukshuk

Siblings: Ganuk (female – twin) & Kinuk (half-sibling) (male) born November 2018 to Aisaqvak in Saint-Félicien, Quebec

Current location: Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity Saint-Félicien, Quebec , Canada 30 November 2009
  2. Transferred to Aquarium du Québec, Sainte-Foy 16 November 2011
  3. Tansferred to Cochrane 27 February 2019

Progeny: None

Additional Information

Taiga is the Russian word for the boreal forest.

Taiga is staying temporarily at Cochrane whilst the habitat at Transferred to Aquarium du Québec, Sainte-Foy is exteneded and modernised.

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Page updated 28 September 2019

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