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Last Updated: Tuesday August 10 2010 08:31 GMT

The UK's only polar bear gets weighed

Polar bear

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The UK's only polar bear, Mercedes, has been weighed so that keepers can check on her health.

She lives at a zoo in the Highlands of Scotland.

When she was weighed she was a whopping 291 kilograms - that's about the same as three fully grown men!

Her keepers say the 29-year-old bear is in good health.

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