Polar Bear Knut Is Dead
Beloved polar bear had been a world sensation
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 19, 2011 12:14 PM CDT
A 2007 file photo of a young Knut.   (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
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(Newser) – Sad news from Germany: Knut, the world's most famous polar bear, is dead. The 4-year-old bear was found in his enclosure this morning, though the cause of death isn't known. Knut became an international sensation after being abandoned by his mother at the Berlin Zoo, then raised by human keepers. He drew millions of visitors, notes Bloomberg. To catch up on all things Knut, click here.

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