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Polar bear cub at Toronto Zoo takes first bath

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 00:36

Jan. 24 - The lone surviving polar bear cub born at the Toronto Zoo is given his first bath. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Arguably, one of the best jobs involves giving a polar bear cub a bath. It's the first one for this little guy, who is being cared for by staff at the Toronto Zoo. The cub's mother was having trouble nursing him, so zookeepers took him into intensive care. The cub's two brothers died within the first 48 hours. Now he's over 2 months old and the zoo says he is making progress: his coat is gradually becoming thicker and he continues to grow stronger each day.

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Polar bear cub at Toronto Zoo takes first bath

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 00:36