November 8th , 2013 10:05 am Leave a comment

Memphis Zoo celebrating polar bear birthdays

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Zoo is celebrating the birthdays of its two polar bears, “Payton” and “Haley.”

The zoo says a birthday party is planned for Saturday at the Northwest Passage exhibit. The celebration includes readings of the book “Snow Bear,” a polar bear feeding and a birthday card signing.

Payton, a male, turns 10 years old on Friday.

Haley, a female, will be 11 years old on Nov. 15.

The birthday celebration is part of Polar Bears International’s polar bear week.

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