Uslada in a still from a video released in October 2019 (see foot of page for video)

Name:  Uslada (Услада) (female)

Born: 19 November 1987 in Kazan Zoo, Russia

Mother:  Diska (deceased)

Father:  Umka (deceased)

Siblings: None known

Current location: Leningradsky Zoopark, Saint Petersburg, Russia

History of captivity:

  1. Born in captivity in Kazan Zoo, Russia on 19 November 1987
  2. Transferred to Leningradsky Zoopark, Saint Petersburg on 14 April 1993

Progeny:  Simona (female) born 1994, Syril (male) born 1996, Colin (male) born 1998, Cora (female) born 1998, Lyutyik (male) born 2000 & died 2019, Liya (female) born 2000 & died 2019, Bering (male) born 2002, Malygin (male) born 2002, Sedov (male) born 2002, Kai (male) born 2004, Rossy aka Pyotr (male) born 2007, Krassin (male) born 2007, Lele aka Simon (male) born 2009, Samson aka Luck Pole (male) born 2009, Lomonosov (male) born 2011, Zaba (female) born 2013, Zabava (female) born 2013.

Additional Information

We are not certain that Uslada is still alive.  However, she was definitely living in October 2019 when she was filmed in Leningradsky Zoo (see below).  Sadly the video indicates this all is not well with this elderly bear as she engages in steroetypical pacing behaviour.

Return to Captive Polar Bear Directory

Page created 29 April 2020