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Bears Wake from Winter Sleep in Northern Greece

Spring is in the air and the waking of bears as they come out of their hibernation is a sign of the change of seasons at the Arcturos wildlife sanctuary in Nymfaio, northern Greece. As the snow starts to thaw,...

Romantic Getaway Destinations for New Year's Day in Greece

Greece is known world-wide for its beautiful and hot summers, the crystal clear seas and amazing beaches. However, there are several holiday villages and cities across the country that would be the perfect romantic getaway destination to celebrate New Year's day. Pelion  Pelion is...

World's Oldest Bear Dies in Nymfaio

On the morning of May 24, Andreas the bear-symbol of Arktouros was found dead in his den. Andreas lived at the bear sanctuary operated by Arktouros, in Nymfaio, Florina. He was the first male bear to live in the...

Unlucky Bear Of War Misha Dies In Hibernation

Misha the bear, who had been transferred from Belgrade’s Zoo to Arcturos Bear Sanctuary in Nymfaio, Florina, during the war in Yugoslavia in 1999, passed away in hibernation, it was reported. Volunteers noticed that all the bears had woken up...