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New habitat for UK's polar bear


The UK's only polar bear has a new home, a ''more natural'' habitat in the Highland 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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