19 Dec '17, 5am
@Cymre Ah yes, there's one at the zoo still:
Go nose-to-nose with Inuka, the world’s first polar bear born in the tropics, right here at the Frozen Tundra. Through the glass-fronted display, watch how the playful Inuka swims in his ice-cold pool, or chills in his freezing cave. Born 23 years ago at a wee birth weight of 450 grams (about the weight of two good-size oranges), Inuka tips the scale at 550 kilograms today. Not surprising considering Inuka consumes as much as 30 kilograms of meat, fish, fruits, and vegetables every day! Beneath its fur lies a thick layer of blubber to keep these polar bears warm. The blubber could grow up to 11cm thick, comparable to the length of your typical writing pen! Polar bears, being the largest land carnivores, are quite the smart hunter. Their favourite hunting technique is still-hunting -- they lay still on their chests by the water. Then, when seals pop their heads out of the w...