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Last Updated: Tuesday December 22 2009 11:35 GMT

Snow fun for UK's only polar bear

Snow's been causing chaos for thousands of people across the UK, but not everyone's unhappy about it.

Mercedes the polar bear recently moved from Edinburgh Zoo to a new pad in the Scottish countryside, and it looks like she's loving the wintry conditions.

It's her first proper taste of a Highland winter at the purpose-built enclosure at the Highland Wildlife Park near Kingussie.

Mercedes is the only polar bear in the UK. She was first brought to Scotland to save her from being put down after she scared people in Canada by wandering into a nearby town in search of food.