Boris the polar bear has 3 teeth pulled at Washington zoo

In this Friday, Feb., 6, 2015 photo, provided by the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, veterinarians and support staff work to remove three broken or decayed teeth from a 29-year-old polar bear at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, Wash. The 880-pound bear, called Boris, is one of the oldest polar bears in North American zoos and has lived nearly twice as long as polar bears in the wild. (AP Photo/Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Ingrid Barrentine)TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Boris the 29-year-old polar bear is eating only soft foods for a while after having surgery to remove three broken or decayed teeth at a Washington state zoo.


February 9, 2015 11:03 pm

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