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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Boris the polar bear has a toothache

Head veterinarian and lead of the medical team, center right, receives a blood gas analysis on Boris, one of three resident polar bears at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, during his medical work Saturday. He got a root canal, an exam and corrective surgery on an eyelid Saturday Boris is 27 years old and weighs 922 pounds.

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