A ‘heartbroken’ polar bear in South Africa has died in a zoo after months of pining over the death of his partner earlier this year.
Officials at Johannesburg Zoo said Wang, 28, believed to be the last polar bear in Africa, was put down because it was suffering from heart and liver failure.
The zoo said Wang had been pining over the death in January of polar bear GeeBee, his partner of 27 years at the zoo.
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Wang, the last polar bear at Johannesburg Zoo (pictured on Valentine’s Day this year), has been put down after suffering from heart and liver failure
He was the last remaining polar bear at the zoo, which has said it does not plan to replace the animals.
Keepers had given Wang special treats following the death of GeeBee…
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