Albino bear charms Polar Zoo crowds

A Norwegian zoo that bills itself as the world’s northernmost animal park had long sought its own polar bear. This spring, it got perhaps the next-best thing when two little bear siblings crawled out of their mother’s den and one of them was almost as white as snow. Baby bears are downright cute, but the […]

Catching the midnight sun’s rays

With only a week to go before the days start getting shorter again, Norwegians are flocking outdoors to get the most out of the long “white nights” of June. In northern Norway, the midnight sun shone in all its glory over the weekend. This is the time of year when Norwegians living north of the […]