Booked Ranua zoo tour with Santa Claus holiday village where we are currently staying in.
We take about an hour plus ride to get to Ranua zoo which is quite a unique zoo as it preserves the forest nature for the animals and the animals live in good environment close to nature and not in pure cages like other zoos.
The zoo has a pathway that loops around so that u can see the animals upfront. The snow capped zoo is a must go for nature lovers.
We also experienced something that showed us human instincts in animals. The female polar bear was scratched and injured by the male polar bear. The female was bleeding from the injury on the face. then the male bear went up to her multiple times to somewhat say sorry and touched the wound. But he was rejected by the female bear. we hope the bear will recover soon.
We also saw the brown bear climbing up the tree but only to land on his bottom as he slided down from the top.
definitely a must go for adults and of course for kids they will love it.
Tip: some parts of the pathway are slippery, a few people slipped and fell so be careful and have proper shoe wear especially in winter.
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