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Polar bear in the swim in new home


The UK's only polar bear is settling into a new home, a ''more natural'' habitat in Kincraig Wildlife Park near the Cairngorms.

Mercedes the bear had spent the last 25 years at Edinburgh Zoo but experts say she will flourish in cooler climes.

Lorna Gordon reports.


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