BYE BYE KNUT
Famous Polar Bear dies suddenly
On March 19th, Big Knut died.
He was only four. Born in captivity his mom rejected him so zoo- keepers at the Berlin Zoo, hand fed him. He became a star and became the first polar bear in thirty years to survive past infancy in captivity in the Berlin Zoo.
Knut sparked enormous interest and became a star of the zoo, drawing in huge crowds who wanted to see the baby bear. The zoo experienced increased traffic unlike anything in over l60 years.
The bear was not sick and it is not know yet why he died. Hundreds of people were at the zoo when he lay down and died.