Berlin’s polar bear cub growing fast, public debut soon

BERLIN (AP) – Berlin’s Tierpark zoo said its polar bear cub is almost ready to be introduced to visitors. The zoo on Tuesday released new photos of the as-yet-unnamed female cub and her mother, Tonja. The bear was born on December 1 last year and weighed 8.5 kilogrammes by the time of her first medical check-up nearly two weeks ago. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin