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Zoo Puts Down Wang, Africa’s Last Polar Bear

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    It’s been a terrible year for polar bears—and not just because the warming climate continues to melt their natural habitats. While*Arturo remains in a sweltering Argentine zoo, Wang, believed to be Africa’s last polar bear, died Wednesday at the Johannesburg Zoo in Johannesburg. The South African facility's chief veterinarian had to euthanize the 28-year-old polar bear because of liver failure ... More...