Video: San Diego Zoo Polar Bears Play In 26 Tons Of Snow
The San Diego Zoo polar bears got to roll around, play and dig in 26 tons of imported snow. Kalluk, Tatqiq, and Chinook are three polar bears who reside in a typically sunny habitat at the San Diego Zoo, according to KTLA. The three bears got a surprise last week when 26 tons of snow were dropped into their habitat, complete with treats hidden in the snow. The snow was provided via donations made to the "animal care wish list."
When Kalluk and Tariq were just cubs in Alaska, their mother was shot and killed. The siblings were rescued and brought to the San Diego Zoo in 2001. Chinook was spotted wandering by herself when she was just a cub, and was brought to the zoo in 1996.
You can watch the three bears whenever you want via the zoo's Polar Bear Cam.