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Ecotarium Mourns Loss of Polar Bear

(WORCESTER, MA) — Kenda, the EcoTarium’s beloved polar bear, died Monday, after a medical exam confirmed that she had developed kidney disease, a degenerative disease common in older polar bears. The exam followed a recent and worrisome change in appetite, weight and behavior for the 27-year-old bear. Due to the rapid deterioration of her health and her bleak prognosis, the decision was made to humanely euthanize Kenda.

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