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North Carolina Zoo

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Female Polar Bear Now On Display At NC Zoo

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Visitors to the North Carolina Zoo are getting a post-Christmas treat. Patches, the zoo’s new female polar bear, goes on exhibit for the first time Thursday. The zoo is closed on […]


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North Carolina Zoo’s Polar Bear Dies

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — Workers at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro have found their polar bear dead in his den. Zoo officials said 20-year-old Aquila was found around 7 a.m. Tuesday. Tests indicated the […]


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North Carolina Zoo Gorilla Is Pregnant

ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Zoo has another pregnant gorilla. The zoo in Asheboro announced Thursday that its third female gorilla is pregnant and should deliver this summer. A successful pregnancy would mean […]

CBS Charlotte–02/15/2013