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Orphan finds a home. The Metro Zoo has welcomed a new resident - a 5- to 6-month-old female polar bear. Her mother was shot near Repulse Bay; Northwest Territories by an Eskimo hunter. The cub came into the care of Peter Ernerk; a wildlife official with the territorial government; shown petting the animal with wife Marie and children Teddy (left) and Isiah. The family accompanied the cub during the plane ride. Open in full size

Orphan finds a home. The Metro Zoo has welcomed a new resident - a 5- to 6-month-old female polar bear. Her mother was shot near Repulse Bay; Northwest Territories by an Eskimo hunter. The cub came into the care of Peter Ernerk; a wildlife official with the territorial government; shown petting the animal with wife Marie and children Teddy (left) and Isiah. The family accompanied the cub during the plane ride.

Picture, 1981, English

Orphan finds a home. The Metro Zoo has welcomed a new resident - a 5- to 6-month-old female polar bear. Her mother was shot near Repulse Bay; Northwest Territories by an Eskimo hunter. The cub came into the care of Peter Ernerk; a wildlife official with the territorial government; shown petting the animal with wife Marie and children Teddy (left) and Isiah. The family accompanied the cub during the plane ride.

Picture, 1981, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Zoos - Metro Toronto Zoo - Animals - Bears - Polar

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0116181f