His case was dismissed on the grounds that humans raising the animal would have been against the law of nature. [39] However, in March 2010, the German chapter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals called for Knut to be castrated in order to avoid inbreeding; he and Giovanna share a grandfather and, according to PETA spokesman Frank Albrecht, the same animal rights activist who spoke out about Knut's handraising three years earlier, their offspring would threaten the genetic diversity of the German polar bear population. März 2011 verstarb der wohl beliebteste Eisbär der Welt. The national mint also issued 25,000 special commemorative silver coins to mark his birthday. Das ist das vorläufige Ergebnis der Sektion, das am Freitag bekanntgegeben wurde. Eisbär-Fans trauern gemeinsam an Knuts 5.Geburtstag, Gedenkmünze erscheint zum ersten Todestag von Eisbär Knut, Stadtführung: Lost Place Teufelsberg mit US-Abhörstation, Dehoga: Hotels sind über Weihnachten geschlossen oder leer, Hotels und Hostels setzen in der Krise auf Studierende, Schlösser bleiben geschlossen - Parks und Gärten geöffnet, Flughafen Tegel: Letzter Flug am Wochenende. [9], Albrecht stated his original aim was to draw attention to the law, not to have Knut put down. mehr, Events, Konzerte, Ausstellungen und Knut bleibt deutsch. Eisbär Knut war am 5. Although Knut showed no symptoms of being ill, pathologists believe that "this suspected infection must already have been there for a long time... at least several weeks, possibly months. 2:10. knut der eisbär aus berlin. mehr, Stadtrundfahrten mit Bus, Hop-on Hop-Hoff Stadtrundfahrten oder Bustouren in Kombination mit Schiffstouren. Sichern Sie tolle Reise- und Hotel-Schnäppchen auf Berlin.de. Viele Fans und Besucher sind traurig. The gummy bears sold so well that the Bonn-based company had to expand production to a second factory to deal with demand. 12/5/2006 - 3/19/2011 He was a famous polar bear from the Berlin Zoo. "[44], On 19 March 2011, at the age of four, Knut collapsed and died in his enclosure. [2] The money raised from the Steiff deal was intended to be used to renovate the polar bear enclosure at the zoo. But day by day, he is imposing himself and with time, this type of problem will go away. And it's so unfair he was. mehr, Im Berliner Tierpark wurde Anfang November 2016 ein Eisbärbaby geboren. Monument „Knut the Dreamer“ in the Zoologischer Garten Berlin (bronze and granite), sculptor Josef Tabachnyk, October 2012: Date: 17 August 2013 (upload date). "[34] Shortly before Knut's second birthday, reports began circulating that the bear would have to be relocated to another zoo because he was becoming too large for his enclosure. Wir tun alles, damit Sie Ihren Aufenthalt bei uns genießen können. Shipping: One year on, cuddly Knut has turned into a 22st killing machine", "Polar Bear Missing Human Contact: Knut Pining For His Lost Friends", "Zoos in battle over Knut the polar bear's riches", "Berlin Zoo determined to keep star attraction Knut", "Courtroom wranglings over price of famous Berlin polar bear Knut", "Polar bear Knut's friend Giovanna meets the press", "Famed Polar Bear Knut Enters Dating World", "Knut Should be Castrated, Animal Rights Group Says", "Knut the polar bear separated from girlfriend", "Bullied bear? Der 23-jährige Eisbär Lars, Vater des berühmten Berliner Eisbären Knut und des in Rostock geborenen Fiete, ist tot. mehr, Zoo, Aquarium und Tierpark in Berlin sowie öffentliche Tiergehege. Eisbär Knut - panoramio.jpg 1,600 × 1,200; 471 KB Gedenktafel Hardenbergplatz 8 (Tierg) Knut&Josef Tabachnyk&2012.jpg 2,074 × 1,456; 3.1 MB Knut der Eisbär Januar 2011.jpg 720 × 540; 126 KB ("Knut is dead! [45] Witnesses reported that after the bear's rear left leg began shaking, he became agitated before convulsing several times and falling backwards into the pool. [28] When Flocke was born at the Nuremberg Zoo in December 2007 under similar circumstances, Bild dubbed her Mrs. Knut, suggesting that the two German-born polar bears might become mates when they matured. Die Mutter verstieß jedoch ihren Nachwuchs. Knut was the first polar bear to have been born and survive in the Berlin Zoo in over 30 years. mehr, Hotel oder Apartment? Diese Souvenirshops bieten weit mehr als die üblichen Mitbringsel . Knut, der Eisbär Knut, the star of the Berlin Zoogarten. Er war schon ein richtiger Star: Der kleine Eisbär Knut, geboren am 05.12.2006, war seit mehr als 30 Jahren der erste Eisbär-Nachwuchs im Zoo Berlin. mehr, Zum ersten Todestag von Eisbär Knut am 19. [71][72] In Britain, musical comedian Mitch Benn has performed four songs about Knut for BBC Radio 4 satirical series The Now Show: "The Baby Bear Must DIE! [50] It is unknown what infection caused the swelling, but pathologists believe it was a virus. Tierpfleger Thomas Dörflein kümmerte sich Tag und Nacht um Knut … Knut ha estat el protagonista de diverses famoses cançons a Alemanya, entre les quals van sobresortir els singles "Knut is Cute", i "Knut, der kleine Eisbär" de Kitty, de nou anys i de Köpenick. After reaching seven months old and 50 kg (110 lb) in July 2007, Knut's scheduled twice daily public appearances were canceled due to the zoo's concern for the safety of his keeper. Universitätsmedizin Berlin has now solved the case: The polar bear suffered from an autoimmune disease of the brain. Lizenz-Beispiel und HTML-Code Photo: Knut (Eisbär) by Marco Verch under Creative Commons 2.0 [67], A polar bear born in captivity at the Berlin Zoological Garden, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, "Berlin Zoo culls creator of the cult of Knut", "The little polar bear that grew too big for any more cuddles", "Knut's Keeper Confesses: 'Sometimes I Could Hurl Him Against the Wall, "Knut's keeper gets medal: Arise, Sir Dörflein", "Knut's Keeper Thomas Dörflein Found Dead", "Berlin Zoo's baby polar bear must die: activists", "Reprieve for Berlin's Polar Bear Cub: Knut Will Live, Promises Berlin Zoo", "For Germans, Knut Is Almost Too Cute to Bear", "Activist to zoo: Wrong to save baby polar bear", "Rejected at birth, Knut becomes Berlin zoo's bear essential", "Knut the polar bear suffers teething pain", "Berlin's polar bear cub Knut receives death threat", "End of an Era Nearing: Knut Steadily Getting Less Cute", "Berlin's star bear getting too big for daily duet", "Knut the Polar Bear Cub Overshadows the Cub Next Door", "Knut Feigning Sore Paw to Get Attention", "Berlin Zoo Puts Media Darling Knut on a Diet", "Knut the bear celebrates first birthday with fish cake", "Still think I'm cute? Neljän päivän kuluttua Knutin veli kuoli, ja eläintenhoitajat päättivät erottaa Knutin emostaan. Eisbär Knut hatte am 05.12.2007 seinen ersten Geburtstag. Zukünftig soll an zwei Orten in Berlin an ihn erinnert werden. mehr, Sofitel bietet luxuriöse französische Eleganz in Kombination mit dem Besten, was die Berliner Kultur zu bieten hat. Knut, Berlin's world-famous polar bear who died on Saturday, was a product of the age of celebrity. Knut (Eisbär) Das Bild Knut (Eisbär) von Marco Verch kann unter Creative Commons Lizenz genutzt werden. 35:00. Thomas Ziolko, the chairman of the Friends of the Berlin Zoo, was quoted as saying "Knut will live on in the hearts of many visitors, but it's important to create a memorial for coming generations to preserve the memory of this unique animal personality. 2007 kam es im Berliner Zoo dank des Baby-Eisbären Knut zu einem großen Andrang. [70], Knut was the subject of several popular songs in Germany, the most successful of which were the singles "Knut is Cute" and "Knut, der kleine Eisbär" (English: "Knut, the little polar bear") by nine-year-old Kitty from Köpenick. Es ist auf Flickr in voller Auflösung verfügbar. Hundreds of fans visited the zoo after the bear's death, leaving flowers and mementos near the enclosure. Berlin Stamp! Date and/or time in the file Exif metadata are incorrect/invalid. Eisbaer Knut tollt im Zoo in Berlin herum. "[21] After living in the same enclosure as Ernst, a Malaysian black bear cub who was born a month before Knut, and its mother,[22] Knut was then moved to his own private living space. Im Tierpark waren die Eisbären ab 1955 zu sehen. Knut's restricted diet, intended to curtail the natural weight gain necessary to survive harsh winters, made headlines outside of Germany. Knut, Germany's famous polar bear, turned one at the Berlin Zoo yesterday. Seine 20-jährige Bärenmutter Tosca brachte Zwillinge zur Welt, ein Eisbär-Baby starb nach vier Tagen. [84] The polar bear has also been depicted on the logo for the German Environment Minister's campaign to help stop global warming[27] and a 2008 special issue stamp. Kostenlos direkt in Ihr Postfach. Berlin Stamp! 0:55. Add to Watchlist Unwatch. mehr, Berlin erleben und sparen mit der Berlin WelcomeCard! "Knut – The Dreamer" shows the bear "stretching out dreamily on a rock". [1] After the German tabloid newspaper Bild ran a quote from an animal rights activist that decried keeping the cub in captivity, fans worldwide rallied in support of his being hand-raised by humans. Tosca rejected her cubs for unknown reasons, abandoning them on a rock in the polar bear enclosure. "That has to change". His story is so heartbreaking and he was taken from us too soon. His death was caused by drowning after he collapsed into his enclosure's pool while suffering from anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Trotzdem ist er frech und froh. It is an artistically valuable sculpture with the original fur. mehr, Reichstag, Hinterhöfe und das wilde Kreuzberg: Die häufigsten auf Berlin.de gebuchten Stadtführungen. Knut's diet began with a bottle of baby formula mixed with cod liver oil every two hours, before graduating at the age of four months to a milk porridge mixed with cat food and vitamins. Written by Craig Hatkoff and his daughters Juliana and Isabella, the 44-page book entitled Knut, der kleine Eisbärenjunge (Little Polar Bear Knut) includes Knut's life story as well as previously unpublished photographs. ",[73] "Knut Isn't Cute Anymore",[74] "Goodbye Knut"[75] and "Panda in Berlin". Handverlesen von der Berlin.de-Redaktion. [58][59] A full-sized sculpture covered in Knut's pelt was presented to the public on 16 February 2013. Knut Eisbär je na Facebooku. In response to the criticism against him, Albrecht said that he was merely drawing parallels between the two cubs. Eisbär Knut gehört weiter dem Berliner Zoo - auch nach seinem Tod. Mutter Tosca nahm ihren Nachwuchs aber nicht an. mehr, Schock im Berliner Zoo: Völlig überraschend ist der vierjährige Eisbär Knut in seinem Gehege gestorben. SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei Dezember 2006 in Berlin; † 19. - Eisbär, Knut, Erstleser, Zoo, Tierpark, Berlin, Haustier, Freundschaft, . We miss … [65] As a result, its shares more than doubled at the Berlin Stock Exchange; previously worth around €2,000, the value closed at €4,820 just a week later. [4], Knut's need for round-the-clock care required that Dörflein not only sleep on a mattress next to Knut's sleeping crate at night, but also play with, bathe, and feed the cub daily. Knut was rejected by his mother and animal activists have... Erstklassige Nachrichtenbilder in hoher Auflösung bei Getty Images Rejected by his mother at birth, he was raised by zookeepers. [23], News of Knut and his life at the zoo was still being reported internationally in late 2007. Longtime member. 17.02.2019 - Knut the three-month old baby polar bear plays under the cheering gaze of the public at the Berlin Zoo March 27, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Ein Jungtier starb nach vier Tagen, das andere überlebte im Brutkasten und wurde fortan liebevoll von Tierpfleger Thomas Dörflein aufgezogen. [47] A statement made on 22 March in relation to the necropsy reported there were "significant changes in the brain, which may be regarded as a reason for the sudden death". [66] The zoo reported that its attendance figures for 2007 increased by an estimated 30 percent, making it the most profitable it had been in its 163-year history. Viele Fans und Besucher sind traurig. [56][57], Knut's remains were exhibited in Berlin's Museum of Natural History, although this decision has caused some controversy with fans. Am 19. Neumünster had previously tried to negotiate with Berlin Zoo, but later sought a court ruling in their favor. The time frame for the threat passed without incident. On 29 March 2007 he appeared on the cover of the German Vanity Fair magazine, which included a several page spread about the cub's life. [43] One of the zookeepers disagreed, stating publicly that "For the time being, Knut is not yet an adult male and doesn't yet know how to get respect like his father did. 2011 ertrank Eisbär Knut nach einem epileptischen Anfall. Der Eisbär ist weltbekannt, er wurde von Hand aufgezogen und entwickelte sich schnell zum Liebling der Zoobesucher. [83] The minister met with Knut soon after his zoo debut, commenting that although Knut was in safe hands, "worldwide polar bears are in danger and if Knut can help the cause, then that is a good thing. 04.06.2017 - Knut the polar bear, who became a global media sensation as a cub after being rejected by his mother and reared by hand, died suddenly for unexplained reasons, the Berlin Zoo said. [80] Shah reportedly approached the Berlin Zoo with a purported €3.5 million film deal. In December 2006 he had taken legal action against Leipzig Zoo to prevent them from killing a sloth bear cub rejected by its mother. September 2008 in Berlin-Wilmersdorf) war ein deutscher Tierpfleger im Zoologischen Garten Berlin, der im Jahr 2007 durch die Aufzucht des Eisbären Knut international große Aufmerksamkeit erhielt. Eisbär Lars ist tot – Vater von Knut. The zoo's bear expert, Heiner Klös, however, said that Knut's behavior was "all part of being a polar bear. Rejected by his mother at birth, he was raised by zookeepers. Nun wird versucht, die Todesursache herauszufinden. Der Publikumsliebling wurde nur vier Jahre alt. Knut became the center of a mass media phenomenon dubbed "Knutmania" that spanned the globe and spawned toys, media specials, DVDs, and books. Der süßeste Eisbär seit Knut heißt Siku und lebt in Dänemark. RBB was also responsible for a weekly television program dedicated to the polar bear cub that was broadcast in Germany. Lesen Sie hier alle Beiträge. [9] A group of children protested at the zoo, holding up placards reading "Knut Must Live" and "We Love Knut", and others sent numerous emails and letters asking for the cub's life to be spared. Because of this, the cub was largely responsible for a significant increase in revenue, estimated at about €5 million, at the Berlin Zoo in 2007. Die kleine Sensation zog jede Aufmerksamkeit auf sich, denn erstmals blickte eine Kamera in die Kinderstube eines von Hand aufgezogenen Eisbären. Directed by Daniel Remsperger, Andrea Stieringer. [7], In early March 2007, German tabloid Bild-Zeitung carried a quote by animal rights activist Frank Albrecht who said that Knut should have been killed rather than be raised by humans. 12.11.2020 - Erkunde Klaus Cruses Pinnwand „Eisbär knut“ auf Pinterest. The first 2,400 produced toys, which sold exclusively at the Berlin Zoo, sold out in only four days. Online-Suche mit Preisen und Buchung. mehr, Luxushotels in Berlin bieten allen Komfort und liegen meist zentral. - Eisbär, Knut, Erstleser, Zoo, Tierpark, Berlin, Haustier, Freundschaft, Knut - Aus der Kinderstube eines Eisbären Krokodil Turnbeutel Tiermotive Tierbilder Zoo Natur Wildness Bär Eisbär Braunbär bear Knut Gymsack Kultsack natur AFP Deutsch. (11.01.08) Foto: ddp Knut streckt seine Zunge heraus. [67], Various companies profited from the attention surrounding Knut by developing themed products such as ringtones and cuddly toys. [68] Plush toy company Steiff produced several Knut-based plush toys in three sizes and models: sitting, standing, and lying down. This non-infectious illness is called “anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis”, with symptoms in human patients similar to those displayed by Knut. mehr, Erleben Sie die spannendsten Seiten Berlins fernab der Touristenströme mit dem Kanu auf der Spree. Entdecke (und sammle) deine eigenen Pins bei Pinterest. Eisbär Knut starb durch Ertrinken. In Russia. mehr, Stadtrundfahrt mit Führung: Stasi-Gefängnis und Karl-Marx-Allee Scientists say Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011, had a type of autoimmune inflammation of the brain that is also recognised in humans. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. "[32], In July 2008, it was announced that the Neumünster Zoo in northern Germany, which owns Knut's father, was suing the Berlin Zoo for the profits from Knut's success. Doch hat keine Mama mehr. [48] Animal welfare organizations in Germany initially accused the Berlin Zoo of negligence, claiming that Knut died of stress caused by being forced to share his enclosure with three female polar bears. Knut war im März 2011 im Alter von vier Jahren im Berliner Zoo gestorben. At one time the subject of international controversy, he became a tourist attraction and commercial success. Thomas Dörflein (* 13.Oktober 1963 in Berlin-Wedding; † 22. Knut (5 December 2006– 19 March 2011) was a polar bear who was born in captivity at the Berlin Zoo. Threatening letters were also sent to Albrecht. "[14], Photographer Annie Leibovitz took pictures of Knut that were used for an environmental campaign, including Vanity Fair magazine's May 2007 Green Issue in which he was superimposed into a photograph with American actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Knut war der wohl beliebteste Eisbär der Welt. Experts hypothesized that he was suffering from a virus that caused the encephalitis. Der Berliner Eisbär Knut ist ertrunken. Übernachten Sie clever, innovativ und individuell. En annan hane som föddes samtidigt dog bara fyra dagar gammal. He was the first polar bear cub to survive past infancy at the Berlin Zoo in more than 30 years. In April 2007, the British undertaking Knut IP Management Ltd applied to the Community trade mark office (OHIM) for registration of the word sign KNUT – DER EISBÄR as a Community trade Museum spokeswoman Gesine Steiner stated that "It's important to make clear we haven't had Knut stuffed. Knut is the name of a famous polar bear, born on 5 December 2006 in Berlin Zoo, which enjoyed wide coverage in the media in Germany and beyond. But it wasn't just his stranger-than-fiction story that made him unique -- this bear had charisma, and will be very sorely missed. 30-day returns. Knut, född 5 december 2006 på Berlins zoo i Berlin, död där 19 mars 2011, var en isbjörn som avvisades av modern Tosca och därför föddes upp av djurparkens personal. Knut (German pronunciation: [ˈknuːt] (listen); 5 December 2006 – 19 March 2011) was an orphaned polar bear born in captivity at the Berlin Zoological Garden. European Commission - Press Release details page - Press and Information General Court of the European Union PRESS RELEASE No 106/13 Luxembourg, 16 September 2013 Judgment in Case T‑250/10 Knut IP Management Ltd v OHIM As a result of the likelihood of confusion with the earlier German trade mark KNUD, the Community trade mark office was correct to refuse Eisbär – Knut Knut war das erste Eisbärenbaby seit 33 Jahren, das in Berlin auf die Welt kam Foto: picture-alliance/ dpa With Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Thomas Dörflein, Ronny Henkel, Knut. [54], In August 2015, it was discovered that Knut died of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Find the perfect Eisbär stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. "[52][53], In January 2014, Knut's full autopsy results were published by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in the Journal of Comparative Pathology. He played with the other bears, he was relaxed and strong. Silber Eisbär - Eisbären in Berlin, das ist ein Buch mit vielen Kapiteln - Silber Eisbär 1 Unze, Silber Eisbär 2018 - 1 Unze, Silber Eisbär 2018 - 1/2 Unze, Silber Eisbär 2018 - 1/4 Unze, Silber Eisbär 2018 - 1/8 Unze, Silber Eisbär 2018 - 1/16 Unze, Silber Eisbär 2019 (zoology) polar bear (Ursus maritimus) Synonym: Polarbär 1981, “Eisbär”, in Swiss Wave – The Album, performed by Grauzone: Ich möchte ein Eisbär sein im kalten Polar / dann müßte ich nicht mehr schrei'n / alles wär' so klar. "[49], On 1 April, pathology experts announced that Knut's immediate cause of death was from drowning. mehr, Ab nach Berlin! [46] Approximately 600 to 700 zoo visitors witnessed Knut's death. She was presented to the public on 23 September, and was due to briefly share Knut's enclosure while her regular home in Munich underwent repairs. Knut ( knoot - the k is not silent) (born at the Zoologischer Garten Berlin on 5 December 2006) is a captive-born polar bear that is currently the subject of international popularity and controversy. mehr, Mit dem Mini-Flitzer durch die Hauptstadt mehr, Stadtführung durch das Regierungsviertel inkl. Knut Der Kleine Eisbär. [62], Knut returned to Berlin's Museum of Natural History on 28 July 2014 as an exhibit for a special exhibition on "Highlights of Taxidermy". Ganz Berlin ist aus dem Häuschen. mehr, Berlins Sehenswürdigkeiten, Schlösser und Denkmäler mit Adresse, Informationen, Fotos, Verkehrsverbindung und 2656! - Eisbär, Knut, Erstleser, Zoo, Tierpark, Berlin, Haustier, Freundschaft, Knut - Aus der Kinderstube eines Eisbären Krokodil Turnbeutel Tiermotive Tierbilder Zoo Natur Wildness Bär Eisbär Braunbär bear Knut Gymsack Kultsack natur [35], Disputes between the two zoos continued into 2009. Reichstagsgebäude und Blick von der Glaskuppel auf das alte und neue Stadtzentrum. [33] Although the Berlin Zoo conceded Neumünster's ownership of Knut due to a previous agreement, it contended that the other zoo has no right to its proceeds. [51] The mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit, stated "We all held him so dearly. Not in a threatening, scolding way. They pledged to donate ten cents to the zoo for every tub of Knut sweets it sold. 2656! Mit seiner Geburt im Zoologischen Garten Berlin 2006 eroberte Eisbär Knut die Medien und zog tausende Besucher an. (24.10.2007) Foto: picture-alliance/ dpa . It went on display in the entrance hall of the museum where it was viewed free of charge until 5 May. Zoo Berlin - Knut der Eisbär "ruhe er in frieden" Uinuanroo. [39] [40] Un blog amb notícies sobre l'ós polar és mantingut per un periodista de Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg ; està disponible en alemany , en anglès i en espanyol . Join Facebook to connect with Knut Eisbär and others you may know. "[83] As a result, the German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel officially adopted Knut as the mascot for a conference on endangered species to be held in Bonn in 2008. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. [46] The zoo denied such claims. Berlins Eisbär-Star Knut ist tot Schock im Berliner Zoo: Völlig überraschend ist der vierjährige Eisbär Knut in seinem Gehege gestorben. After an uncomplicated gestation, Knut and his unnamed brother were born on 5 December 2006. mehr, Obgleich Sie aus beruflichem oder privatem Anlass in Berlin zu Gast sind. It was the most in-depth post-mortem ever carried out on an animal. [30] At the end of March 2008, Markus Röbke, one of the keepers who helped rear Knut, reported that the bear should leave the zoo as soon as possible in order to help him acclimate to a life alone. Am 06. [31] Röbke also said that Knut plainly misses his past father-figure, Thomas Dörflein, and has become so used to attention that he cries when no one is near his enclosure. [60] It will later be used for an exhibition on climate change and environment protection. Attendance figures for the year increased by an estimated 30 percent, making it the most profitable year in its 163-year history.[2]. Knut (* 5 December 2006, † 19 March 2011, Zoologischer Garten Berlin), Ursus maritimus English: Knut (5 December 2006 – 19 March 2011) was a polar bear born at the Zoologischer Garten Berlin in Germany. mehr, Knut-Fans aus aller Welt drücken ihre Trauer über den plötzlichen Tod des Berliner Eisbären aus. Dezember 2006 im Zoo Berlin geboren worden. [3] Zookeepers rescued the cubs by scooping them out of the enclosure with an extended fishing net,[3] but Knut's brother died of an infection four days later. The zoo later released statements that they wish to keep Knut, and the mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit, also declared he wanted the still-adolescent cub to stay in the capital. While visitor numbers dwindled from extreme highs in March and April, Knut remained a major attraction at the zoo for the rest of 2007.