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Detroit Zoo to take Minnnesota polar bears

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Polar bears Neil and Buzz are booked for a Motown vacation.

The Como Park Zoo in St. Paul says it plans to send the bears to stay in the Detroit Zoo's Arctic Ring of Life habitat while their own home in St. Paul is expanded.


The Association of Zoos and Aquariums is recommending that the Minnesota bears go to Detroit. The zoos have had preliminary talks and are now working out the details.

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