Taiga (Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat)
Born: 30 November 2009 in Zoo Sauvage de Saint-Félicien, Saint-Félicien, Quebec, Canada
Died: 21 January 2020 in Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
Siblings: Ganuk (female – twin) & Kinuk (half-sibling) (male) born November 2018 to Aisaqvak in Saint-Félicien, Quebec
History of captivity:
- Born in captivity Saint-Félicien, Quebec , Canada 30 November 2009
- Transferred to Aquarium du Québec, Sainte-Foy 16 November 2011
- Tansferred to Cochrane 27 February 2019
- Died in Cochrane 21 January 2020
Taiga is the Russian word for the boreal forest.
Taiga was staying temporarily at Cochrane whilst the habitat at Aquarium du Québec, Sainte-Foy was being and modernised. The death was sudden and unexpected and no cause of death has yet been published. You can read more here (opens in new window).
Page updated 02 February 2020