VIDEO: Giant polar bear Victor celebrates 16th birthday

The country’s only giant polar bear celebrated his 16th birthday at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park today.

By Kate Mason
Thursday, 18th December 2014, 10:58 am
Victor celebrates his 16th birthday
Victor celebrates his 16th birthday

Victor tucked into special birthday and Christmas treats including a Christmas tree with sausage baubles and some tasty salmon in a birthday box.

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Victor arrived in August and quickly settled in at YWP, which has built one of the world’s largest polar bear reserves.

The Project Polar enclosure spans 10 acres - about 8.5 football pitches - and is divided into four sections, featuring landscaped hills, valleys, and lakes with water up to 8m deep.

Victor celebrates his 16th birthday