Kansas City Zoo officials say a polar bear that was born at the Henry Doorly Zoo has died. Bam Bam was 31 years old and had to had to be euthanized because she was suffering from liver cancer.
Zoo officials said Bam Bam was healthy until recently. The bear came to Kansas City last spring from Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, where she was born in November 1987.
She joined Berlin, a 29-year-old female, in Kansas City.