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On Thursday, Rotterdam Zoo visitors had the priviledge of seeing Polar Bear cub Vicks, born December 6th, explore the outside world for the first time.  The cub, whose sex is still unknown, had spent the first months of life in a maternity den with mother Olinka. The increasingly precocious cub spent the day frolicking around the exhibit and even had his first swimming lesson.

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Polar Bear Blijdrop 2

Photo credits: Rotterdam Zoo

Some webcam footage of Vicks with Olinka at just 21 days of age...