But this won't be love at first sight. This romantic connection is going to take some time.
Before they can welcome each other's warm embrace, Berlin and Nikita must go through an undetermined amount of "Howdy" time. That's when the two can smell and see each other, but secure space between the two bears will not allow them close to one another.
The length of this unusual introductory process will be determined entirely by the bears.
Zoo Keepers will monitor and record their behaviors consulting with the Zoo's Animal Curators, Veterinarians and other polar bear experts to find out when they can get nose-to-nose.