It's A Girl! Polar Bear Cub Taken From Mom Is Newest German Star

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Photos provided by the 'Tiergarten Nuernberg' zoo in Germany this week show a polar bear baby sleeping and being bottle fed. The Nuremberg zoo the cub that was taken away from her mother "Vera" over fears she might harm her.

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The German media on Thursday predicted a bright future for a female polar bear cub separated from its disturbed mother at a zoo in Nuremburg.

The country's top-selling Bild newspaper suggested the four-week old cub, which is yet to be named, would make a perfect mate for Knut, the polar cub at Berlin's zoo who became a worldwide celebrity last year after he was rejected by his mother.

"Will she one day be Mrs Knut?" Bild asked in a front-page headline above a photograph of the new cub being carried in the jaws of her mother, Vera, before they parted ways.

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