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Knut the Polar Bear

Famous Polar Bear To Be Preserved After Death

AP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Weird News

BERLIN — Adorable in life, still attracting admirers in death: Knut the polar bear's hide has been mounted on a polyurethane body and is going o...

Where Aren't They Now? 11 Overlooked Deaths Of 2011

Cracked.com | Posted 02.26.2012 | Weird News

When you're an Amy Winehouse, a Steve Jobs or an Osama bin Laden, the world is going to grind to a halt and have a tweetgasm at the news of your passi...

Cross-Eyed Opossum Eyes New Home

Array | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Heidi, a cross-eyed opossum, who has become the biggest American-born star to hit Germany since David Hasselhoff, now has sweet new digs to for her fa...

Cause Of Famous Polar Bear's Death Revealed

AP | By GEIR MOULSON | Posted 06.01.2011 | Green

BERLIN -- The Berlin zoo's celebrity polar bear, Knut, drowned after swelling of his brain caused him to collapse and fall into his enclosure's pool, ...

Should Knut The Famous Polar Bear Be Stuffed?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Knut may be gone, but there's a chance he may still live on in one way at the Berlin Museum -- stuffed. "It is true that our taxidermists are worki...

PHOTOS: Fans Flock To Mourn Death Of Celebrity Polar Bear

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BERLIN (AP) -- Veterinary experts performed a necropsy Monday on Berlin zoo's celebrity polar bear Knut to try to determine why he died suddenly over ...

World-Famous Polar Bear Found Dead

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BERLIN (AP) -- Berlin's beloved polar bear Knut, who rose to stardom when he was hand-raised by zoo keepers after being rejected by his mother rejecte...

PHOTOS: This Week's Best In Animals -- Baby Gorilla, Lion And Leopard Cubs & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are babies galore in this week's collection of the best animal photos! Enjoy adorable pics of a sleeping newborn gorilla, playful lion and leopa...

Knut The Polar Bear Celebrates His Birthday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Knut, Germany's favorite polar bear, has celebrated his 4th birthday with a lavish party at his zoo attended by about 250 people. Fish...

PHOTOS: This Week's Best In Animals -- Baby Monkey Riding Baby Boar, Jaguar Cubs, Baby Tigers & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Think baby animals are cute? Well it doesn't get much cuter than a baby monkey, Miwa, riding a baby boar, Uribo. The two struck up their attention-g...

PHOTOS: This Week's Best In Animals -- Baby Bearcats, Surfer Dogs, Komodo Dragon Hatchlings And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Our selections for this week's best animal photos will take you on a trip around the world to check out some of the cutest, strangest and most interes...

Polar Bears On Prozac: Captivity Driving Them To Insanity

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A study by the German arm of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals finds that most polar bears in German zoos are insane. And that Knut, who liv...

Knut The Polar Bear's Courtship Of Gianna Caught On Tape (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Zookeepers and fans are anxiously awaiting to see if polar bears Knut and Gianna are going to hit it off after they were introduced to each other this...

Polar Bear Knut Smacked On First Date

people.com | Karen Nickel Anhalt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

And, in polar bear terms, that first date was a resounding success, especially for Knut: It was his first encounter ever with another polar bear. Inde...

Knut The Polar Bear To Get Italian Girlfriend

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The two-year-old Gianna, named after Italian rock singer Gianna Nannini, will be moved from Hellabrunn zoo in Munich and introduced to the strapping s...