Public Debut Without the Public for Polar Bear Cubs at Dutch Zoo

The polar bear cubs and their mother explored their outdoor enclosure for the first time without throngs of people watching at Ouwehands Zoo in the Netherlands.

  • Published 18 March 2020

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A pair of twin polar bear cubs have made their public debut at a Dutch zoo — but without the public because of coronavirus restrictions. There was no sign of social distancing between the three-and-a-half-month-old cubs and their mother as they cautiously ventured out of the maternity den at the Ouwehands Zoo on Wednesday morning. The twins stuck close to their mother, called Freedom, as they explored their outdoor enclosure… Read at AP News