For the past two weeks, the adorable little cubs have been romping around the tundra landscape at Hellabrunn Zoo. The four-month-old polar bears have now finally been given names. They are called Nela and Nobby.
The anticipation in Munich had been building for weeks. The naming of the twin polar bear cubs was fast approaching. However, in order for the christening to take place, godparents were required. More than 20 applications were received from private individuals, businesses, charities and media organisations for the role of godparent-sponsor of the cubs. The selection was ultimately made in favour of wildlife photographer Norbert Rosing and a young start-up company based in Munich, emilo SPECIALITY COFFEE. They "christened" the polar bears with the names Nobby and Nela. Learn more ->