Nikita http://kcur.org en Romance For Polar Bears? Zoo Crowds Keep Watch http://kcur.org/post/romance-polar-bears-zoo-crowds-keep-watch <p>If you're a zoo-lover, you’ve probably heard that the Kansas City Zoo’s very popular Polar Bear, Nikita, has a new friend.</p><p>Six-year-old Nikita, a male, has been joined by female Berlin, 17 years his senior.</p><p>Berlin came to Kansas City from the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth. Her habitat there had been destroyed by this summer's floods.&nbsp;</p><p>After a short stay with two neutered males at the Minnesota Zoo, wildlife conservation experts decided to pair Berlin with a more virile male.</p> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 21:33:14 +0000 Laura Ziegler 33606 at http://kcur.org Romance For Polar Bears? Zoo Crowds Keep Watch