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The polar bear cubs Aleut and Gregor enjoy the outdoors under supervision of mother Vera at Nuremberg Zoo on March 24, 2011 in Nuremberg, Germany. The two Polar Bear twins are named Gregor and Aleut and were born on December 2, 2010 at the zoo. (Photo by Hans-Martin Issler/Getty Images)
Polar bear Malik swims with her four-month old cub for the first time in a large outdoor enclosure with a huge pond at the Aalborg zoo on March 19, 2011. It was awaited with anticipation how long it would take for the little polar bear to throw himself into the water for the first time. Malik was fa
Polar bear twins 'Aleut' and 'Gregor' play in the water next to their mother 'Vera' at the animal park in Nuremberg, Germany, April 20. The zoo expects two cubs to attract a large number of visitors on Easter weekend.
April 20, 2011, Nuremberg, Bavaria;, Germany: Polar bear twins Aleut and Gregor are the newest attraction at the animal park in Nuremberg, Germany. The zoo expects a large number of visitors over the Easter weekend to come and see the cubs.///Polar bear twins Aleut and Gregor play in the water. Cred