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A beary happy Laerke for International Polar Bear Day! 🐻‍❄️ Three-year-old Laerke, along with her twin sister Astra, brightens our hearts since they arrived from the Detroit Zoo last year. 💗

📹: Keeper Kristyn

#cuteanimals #polarbear #pointdefiancezoo #zoo #aquarium #polarbears
Happy International Polar Bear Day! 🐻‍❄️ Polar bears face a huge threat – their home is melting. As climate change melts sea ice, they have nowhere to hunt seals, and face both starvation and human hunters on land.

#polarbear #polarbearday #polarbears
Dudlee, the 29-year-old siamang, is treating herself to a fruit popsicle behind the scenes! 🍍🍦 Keepers prepare snacks and enrichments for our animals to enjoy with extra hydration when needed. 

📹: Keeper Katie

#siamang #primate #hydration #zoo #pointdefiancezoo #behindthescenes #animalcare #enrichment
Dudlee the 29-year-old siamang treating herself to a fruit popsicle! 🍍🍦 Keepers prepare snacks and enrichments for our animals to enjoy with extra hydration when needed. 

📹: Keeper Katie

#siamang #enrichment #pointdefiancezoo #behindthescenes #primate #animalcare
Monday morning with hedgehog Kennedy and her teef! 🦔 

📸: Keeper Alex
An extreme closeup and fuzzy hello from Willow the muskox calf! 🥰

📸: Keeper Russell
Pilai had a blast with Zoo-grown bamboo for enrichment behind the scenes! From long bamboo stalks with leaves to cute cut pieces and even a bamboo wind chime, keepers pull out all the stops to keep the 28-year-old hornbill happy with her daily enrichment. Her favorite are the bamboo cut pieces, like in this video. 🥰

📹: Assistant curator Erin

#hornbill #enrichment #pointdefiancezoo #behindthescenes #birdsofinstagram #bamboo
What does Sven the fox say? Very tiny, little baby woofs. 🥰

📹: Keeper Kristyn 

#arcticfox #fox #cuteanimals #pointdefiancezoo #zoo #woof #floof
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