polar bears http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Saint Louis Zoo Shows Off Plans For Its New Polar Bear Exhibit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/saint-louis-zoo-shows-plans-its-new-polar-bear-exhibit <p>The Saint Louis Zoo is forging ahead with building a new, state-of-the-art polar bear exhibit.</p><p>The 40,000-square-foot McDonnell Polar Bear Point will more than double the zoo&rsquo;s previous polar bear habitat, which closed in 2009.</p><p>Features of the exhibit will include:</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:13:06 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra & Kate Essig 30531 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Saint Louis Zoo Shows Off Plans For Its New Polar Bear Exhibit