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Watch: This Video Of A Baby Polar Bear Dreaming Will Melt Your Heart


By Jennifer McShane
13th Dec 2015
Watch: This Video Of A Baby Polar Bear Dreaming Will Melt Your Heart

For a boost this gloomy Sunday, we give you a tiny polar bear cuddling a teddy.

A baby polar bear was born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium five weeks ago, and today the Internet is getting a glimpse of the?as yet un-named creature’snuggled?with a stuffed animal and making adorable dreaming ‘noises’, which, according to the zoo, is the norm. The care staff?posted?the adorable clip?to its Facebook page, and now?we’re all?weeping tears of joy from the sheer cuteness of it. Think we’re exaggerating? ?Once you watch it, you’ll see exactly why we’re emotional.?According to the video,?the sound that she makes throughout is of “contentment.” The ridiculously angelic creature weighs only 4 pounds and measures 16 inches long and is doing well.

Watch it below and be warned, your heart will turn to mush.

POLAR BEAR CUB UPDATE: At 5 weeks old, the polar bear cub is doing very well; she weighs a little over 4 pounds and…

Posted by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on?Friday, 11 December 2015