25 Apr '18, 7am

First polar bear born in the tropical dies at 27 in Singapore zoo Read:

First polar bear born in the tropical dies at 27 in Singapore zoo Read:

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Wednesday mourned the death of the first polar bear born and bred in the tropical island city, put down by wildlife authorities after a five-year battle with health difficulties stemming from old age. Inuka, a 27-year-old animal who grappled with challenges ranging from arthritis to dental problems and ear infections, carried until his last days a green tinge in his fur blamed on algae growth. "As much as we would like to keep Inuka with us for as long as possible, our ultimate responsibility is his welfare," said Cheng Wen-Haur, an official of zoo operator Singapore Wildlife Reserves. "The greater kindness would be to relieve him from prolonged suffering," Cheng said in a statement. Calls for Inuka to be allowed to live out his natural life grew after the zoo operator said this month that the bear, whose age corresponded to 70 years in human terms,...

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