Polar bear from Indianapolis Zoo moving to Detroit Zoo

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) - (06/13/16) - A 29-year-old polar bear from the Indianapolis Zoo is being moved to the Detroit Zoo.

The Indianapolis Zoo says in an email Monday that it's permanently closing its polar bear exhibit, which opened in 1988, and the bear named Tundra will be relocated.

The zoo says Tundra will move to the Detroit Zoo in the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak. The Detroit Zoo is home to two polar bears in its "Arctic Ring of Life," which includes grassy tundra area, a freshwater pool, an area designed to look like pack ice and a saltwater pool.

The "Arctic Ring of Life" also houses seals and arctic foxes. The Indianapolis Zoo says Tundra will be moved sometime after June 22.

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