Kansas City Zoo hopes for a polar bear love connection

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nikita is finally getting some company.

Officials at the Kansas City Zoo hope their 6-year-old polar bear will hit it off with Berlin, a 23-year-old female polar bear that is being shipped into the zoo from Minnesota.

The two will eventually share the 10,000 square foot space that Nikita has lived in by himself, up until now.

But they'll have to wait before they can establish their love connection, though. Berlin will be in quarantine for at least 30 days before she is introduced to Nikita.

Berlin has previously spent time at Lake Superior Zoo and the Como Zoo, both in Minnesota.

You can see video of Berlin, posted to YouTube by the Lake Superior Zoo, by clicking below or visiting http://youtu.be/u5vCMXwEyUA.


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