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Have you seen the polar bear?


Exchange students of Lapland UAS visited the Ranua Zoo. The most popular animal was -of course- the polar bear.

On a sunny Thursday, our exchange students from the Rovaniemi and Kemi campuses visited Ranua Zoo together with Lapland UAS International Services and three student tutors.

The bus left in the morning from the Kemi campus, stopped by Rovaniemi campus to pick up more students and headed to Ranua. The bus ride from Kemi to Ranua via Rovaniemi took a couple hours. On the way the bus was filled with lots of joyful giggling and talking.

The day in the zoo included snacks by the fire, lunch in the restaurant, souvenir shopping, enjoying the sunshine and most importantly – getting to see the animals of the zoo. Typical Finnish animals such as reindeer, moose, lynx, owls, bears were seen. Also, the most popular attraction of the zoo, polar bear!

After the sunny and warm afternoon in the zoo, the bus took the happy travelers back to the campus towns. The trip was a success and everyone loved the time spent together.

Here some pictures from our trip: 

students at the zoo

Students at the zoo

Students at the zoo