Germany mourns Knut the polar bear, dead at age 4

By Megan Carpentier
Monday, March 21, 2011 7:54 EDT
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Knut the polar bear, who became famous after his mother abandoned him and he was raised by a trainer, was found dead in his enclosure this weekend at the Berlin Zoo. He was 4.

Watch video, first aired by the Xinhua News Agency, below:

[Image via Victor Hinterleitner for Knutisweekly.com, Creative Commons licensed]

Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
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