Germany Goes Knuts

  • 0709070910_M_polar_bear_knut_2.jpg
    June 11: Polar bear Knut and his keeper Ronny Henkel play in the water at the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0705071117_M_070507_knut.jpg
    July 15: Keeper Thomas Doerflein, right, plays with polar bear cup Knut in his outdoor enclosure in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0705071117_M_070507_knut3.jpg
    July 5: Ilja and Vincent Arends, from Rotterdam in the Netherlands, pose for a portrait in front of polar bear cub Knut's outdoor enclosure in the Berlin Zoo. According to the zoo, the couple were the millionth visitors since Knut was presented to the public in March.

    AP
  • 0705071117_M_070507_knut4.jpg
    July 5: The Arendses again, with Knut and his keeper Thomas Doerflein in the background at the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0705071117_M_070507_knut2.jpg
    July 5: Keeper Thomas Doerflein, right, plays with polar bear cup Knut in his outdoor enclosure in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0705071117_M_070507_knut1.jpg
    Keeper Thomas Doerflein, right, plays with polar bear cub Knut in his outdoor enclosure in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0709070910_M_polar_bear_knut_3.jpg
    April 9: Knut, the polar bear cub, plays at the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0709070910_M_polar_bear_knut_4.jpg
    April 8: Knut, the polar bear cub, plays with his keeper Thomas Doerflein at the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323071223_M_032307_polar_bear8.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, looks around during its first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323071223_M_032307_polar_bear9.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, peeks around the legs of zoo director Bernhard Blaskiewitz during its first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323071223_M_032307_polar_bear10.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, plays with his keeper Thomas Doerflein as he has his first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070931_M_032307_polar_bear4.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, has its first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070931_M_032307_polar_bear3.jpg
    March 23: Keeper Thomas Doerflein, left, gets a smack from Knut, the polar bear cub, at its first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070931_M_032307_polar_bear2.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, has his first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070931_M_032307_polar_bear.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, has his first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070931_M_032307_bear.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, looks around during its first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070943_M_032307_polar_bear5.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, rolls in the sand during his first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0323070943_M_032307_polar_bear6.jpg
    March 23: Knut, the polar bear cub, rolls in the sand during his first public appearance in the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0321070908_M_032107_polar_bear4.jpg
    A young Knut tries to get his mouth around a commemorative soccer ball from the 2006 World Cup.

    AP
  • 0321070908_M_032107_polar_bear3.jpg
    Knut checks out a rock in his enclosure at the Berlin Zoo.

    AP
  • 0321070908_M_032107_polar_bear2.jpg
    Knut gets a taste of a human finger.

    AP
  • 0321070908_M_032107_polar_bear1.jpg
    Knut's ready for his close-up.

    AP
  • 0321070908_M_032107_polar_bear.jpg
    Yes, this bear cub is real: The photo that made Knut a media sensation in Berlin, then Germany, then the world.

    AP

 

 

Advertisement

Slideshows

Close