The 37-year-old polar bear at the Philadelphia Zoo has been euthanized after struggling with medical issues, zoo officials said. A 37-year-old polar bear at the Philadelphia Zoo has been euthanized after struggling with medical issues, zoo officials announced Tuesday.
What happened at the Philadelphia Zoo?
A fire in the primate building of the Philadelphia Zoo during the early morning hours of December 24 killed 23 animals, including a family group of six lowland gorillas, a family group of three orangutans, four white-handed gibbons, and ten lemurs (2 ruffed, 6 ringtail, and 2 mongoose).
Did the polar bear at Seaworld die?
Gold Coast theme park Sea World says it is “deeply saddened” by the death of one of its polar bears over the weekend. Liya, 19, was born in Russia and was moved to Sea World in 2001 as part of an international breeding program. She died at the theme park on Saturday night.
Are there still polar bears at SeaWorld?
Meet Australia’s only Polar Bears at Polar Bear Shores at Sea World. The exhibit replicates an Arctic summer and the bears can choose where they would like to rest and play.
Can I bring my stroller to the Philadelphia Zoo?
Helpful Tips & Reminders for your Visit:
The Zoo has implemented a bag screening process for everyone entering. Public Safety officers will use a wand to screen guests, bags, strollers, briefcases, purses and containers.
Can you bring outside food to the Philadelphia Zoo?
– Guests are welcome to bring their own food in the Zoo. – Indoor animal exhibits as well as attractions including the carousel, Wildworks ropes course, SEPTA PZ Express, and Swan boats remain closed.
How much does it cost to get into Philadelphia Zoo?
A general admission ticket to the Philadelphia Zoo will cost visitors $23.00 per person (children under 2 are FREE). You can wait until you visit and pay full price at the gate, or you can use any one of these methods to save as much as you can on your admission ticket!