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Former Henry Doorly Zoo visitor-favorite Bam Bam the polar bear passes away

Posted at 4:39 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 17:40:32-05

KANSAS CITY, MO (KMTV) — The Kansas City Zoo tweeted out that Bam Bam, a visitor-favorite and former resident of the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, passed away last night.

Bam Bam made the move to Kansas last year to live out the rest of her life in preparation of a new bear display going in at Omaha's zoo. Her health had been good but tests began to show that her liver was failing before she passed away at the age of 31 years old.