Polar bear roars into new South Yorkshire home

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England’s only giant polar bear is today showing off his palatial new pad to the paying public – at a South Yorkshire wildlife park.

Victor, a 15-year-old bear who weighs 480 kilos, arrived at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster from his former home in Rhenen Zoo, Holland.

Victor, England's only captive polar bear, in his enclosure at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster
Victor, England's only captive polar bear, in his enclosure at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster

And after a weekend to settle into his new surroundings, Victor and his home were open to the public from midday yesterday.

 

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