facebook
twitter
search
search

Polar bears court at Detroit Zoo

March 13, 2012 at 3:39 PM

DETROIT, March 13 (UPI) -- Officials at the Detroit Zoo said love may be in the air for female polar bear Talini and a male on loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo.

Bob Lessnau, curator of mammals at the zoo, said Talini and male polar bear Nuka appear to be taking a liking to one another, WWJ-TV, Detroit, reported Tuesday.

"The two are always together, swimming and playing," Lessnau said.

He said officials tried to get Talini to mate with a male two years ago, but she rejected his advances. Lessnau said the latest effort is showing more positive signs.

Lessnau said if the polar bears mate, there could be a baby born at the zoo as early as November.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
TrumpDonald.org lets visitors blow trumpet at Donald Trump
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall
Vermont tattoo shop offers free Bernie Sanders tattoos
Star-studded Super Bowl 2016 commercials
Farmer knits Denver Broncos sweaters for 150 baby goats