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Louisville Zoo welcomes new polar bear

The Zoo's newest resident is a 20-year-old polar bear named Lee.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The next time you go to the Louisville Zoo, you'll see not one, but two polar bears.

Lee, the zoo's newest resident, is a 20-year-old polar bear. He comes from the zoo in Columbus, Ohio and is currently getting acclimated with his new space.

Soon he will be on exhibit rotation with 8-year-old Qannik at Glacier Run. 

The zoo said his move to Louisville is part of the Species Survival Plan within the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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