The Pallas’ Cat (manul), arrived to the Ranua Wildlife Park in June, has finally gotten its favourite name. Over 4 861 name suggestions arrived for the competition. As expected, the most favourite name suggestion was Manu. The name was proposed 536 times, most obviously in honour of the former president of Finland, Mauno Koivisto, as Manu,… Read More


The second polar bear cub ever to be born in Finland is a great Christmas gift to the people at the Ranua Wildlife Park and to the soon to be 100 year Ranua Commune.   The succesful procreation of polar bears kept in captivity is extremely rare – the first 24 hours are the most… Read More