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

A Polar bear exam at Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Sedated, Boris the bear is cared for during a physical examine on Saturday February 23, 2013 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's animal health care hospital in Tacoma, Washington. A team of veterinarians, technicians and staff 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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Sedated, Boris the bear is cared for during a physical examine on Saturday February 23, 2013 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's animal health care hospital in Tacoma, Washington. A team of veterinarians, technicians and staff 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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Sedated Boris the bear is cared for during a physical examine on... News Photo 162650733Animal,Bear,Examining,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Hospital,Human Interest,Physical,Tacoma,USA,Washington StatePhotographer Collection: Tribune News Service 2013 MCTSedated, Boris the bear is cared for during a physical examine on Saturday February 23, 2013 at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's animal health care hospital in Tacoma, Washington. A team of veterinarians, technicians and staff 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)