Twin Polar Bear cubs born at the Toledo Zoo | News
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - The Toledo Zoo announced Tuesday that two twin baby polar bears were born at the zoo on November 21.
The cubs are currently being cared for by their mother, crystal, and zoo staff in a private habitat. The zoo has not yet announced when the cubs could go on display.
“This is the fourth litter of polar bears the Zoo has had since 2006,” Dr. Randi Meyerson, curator of mammals, said. “I credit our success to high-quality animal care, the staff’s relationship with the animals, the bears’ good temperaments and an outstanding facility. When the Arctic Encounter opened in 2000, it was a state-of-the-art facility, and it still is.”
Polar Bears are an endangered species. According to the World Wildlife Fund, there are between 20,000 and 25,000 Polar Bears left in the wild.
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