News Release: Oldest polar bear at Midland Zoo dies

Midland Zoo’s oldest polar bear, Homer, passes away at the age of 16 years. Polar bears have thrived at the zoo since 1985 because of the engaging natural exhibits. An investigation is being conducted on Homer’s recent death. Zoo director Chris Bacon states that everyone at the zoo is doing everything to determine the bears death. The zoo’s goal is the animal welfare and preservation of their species. It will take weeks before the results come in.

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