A Polar bear exam at Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium : News Photo

A Polar bear exam at Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Dr. Alliison Case, center, closely monitors Boris the Polar Bear during a physical on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's animal health care hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Case, Dr. Tom Sullivan, left, and Dr. Jim Reed, second from left, were part of the team that performed a full physical exam, a root canal and some minor eye surgery on the 922 pound, 27-year-old polar bear who was rescued from a mexican circus in Puerto Rico. (Dean J. Koepfler/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)
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Dr. Alliison Case, center, closely monitors Boris the Polar Bear during a physical on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's animal health care hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Case, Dr. Tom Sullivan, left, and Dr. Jim Reed, second from left, were part of the team that performed a full physical exam, a root canal and some minor eye surgery on the 922 pound, 27-year-old polar bear who was rescued from a mexican circus in Puerto Rico. (Dean J. Koepfler/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)
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February 23, 2013
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Dr Alliison Case center closely monitors Boris the Polar Bear during... News Photo 162650784Animal,Center,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Hospital,Human Interest,Monitor,Physical,Polar Bear,Tacoma,USA,Washington StatePhotographer Collection: Tribune News Service 2013 MCTDr. Alliison Case, center, closely monitors Boris the Polar Bear during a physical on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's animal health care hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Case, Dr. Tom Sullivan, left, and Dr. Jim Reed, second from left, were part of the team that performed a full physical exam, a root canal and some minor eye surgery on the 922 pound, 27-year-old polar bear who was rescued from a mexican circus in Puerto Rico. (Dean J. Koepfler/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)