Polar bear love is in the air at the Lincoln Park Zoo

Roe Conn

This June 24, 2005 file photo shows children watching as a polar bear escapes the heat with a swim at the Lincoln Park Zoo, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, FILE)

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General Curator for the Lincoln Park Zoo, Dave Bernier joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to talk the arrival of a new female polar bear, Talini. The 14 years old bear hails from the Detroit Zoo and hopes to spark a romance with Lincoln Park’s resident male polar bear, Siku. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums has given polar bears Talini and Siku a breeding recommendation as part of the Polar Bear Species Survival Plan (SSP).

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