POLAR BEAR CUB UPDATE: At 5 weeks old, the polar bear cub is doing very well; she weighs a little over 4 pounds and measures 16 inches long! Both eyes have started to open as of yesterday, but they are not fully open yet. The care staff says the sound that she makes in the video is of contentment. Her motor skills are improving each day and she has started trying to stand up on all fours, especially when she’s ready for her next meal! She is on six feedings a day, every four hours. The team has been evaluating her daily needs and provides care 24/7.
Posted by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Friday, December 11, 2015
A polar bear cub at Ohio's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is capturing hearts across the globe after zoo staff shared a video of the adorable bear.
The video shows the sleepy cub snuggling with a stuffed moose and making an adorable purring noise.
“The care staff says the sound that she makes in the video is of contentment,” according to the Facebook post.