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Gus The Polar Bear, New York Icon, Dead At 27

It isn’t often that zoo animals can garner a following or become celebrities. Needless to say, Gus the polar bear wasn’t the average zoo animal. The longtime Central Park Zoo staple was known for his neuroticism that included swimming obsessively …

Gus The Polar Bear Put Down After Tumor Found
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Gus, the polar bear who became one of the most popular faces of the Central Park Zoo due to his anxious behavior, was euthanized on Tuesday after a veterinarian found a large, inoperable tumor in his thyroid. Gus began showing …