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Hamish (the bear)

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Hamish
SpeciesUrsus maritimus
SexMale
Born (2017-12-18) 18 December 2017 (age 18 months)
Highland Wildlife Park, Scotland
Nation fromScotland
Parent(s)Victoria and Arktos

Hamish is a male polar bear cub, born to Victoria and Arktos, at the Highland Wildlife Park, near Kincraig, Scotland.[1] While the day of his birth is not absolutely certain, his birthday is officially stated to be on December 18th, 2017. His name was popularly selected over three other presented choices.

Victoria, Hamish’s mother, was born in 1996 at the Rostock Zoo (Germany), and has been at the care of RZSS' Highland Wildlife Park since March 2015. She has previously stayed and given birth at the Aalborg Zoo (Denmark) in 2008. Arktos, Hamish’s father, was born in 2008 at the Vienna Zoo (Austria). He was transferred to the Highlands from Hanover Zoo in April 2012. Hamish, Victoria, Arktos, and Walker are the four polar bears that currently reside in the Highland Wildlife Park.[2]

Hamish is the first polar born in the United Kingdom in 25 years.

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  1. "Polar bear cub to be named Hamish". BBC News. 2018-04-26. Retrieved 2018-12-09.
  2. "First polar bear born in UK for 25 years". BBC News. 2018-01-03. Retrieved 2018-12-09.


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