A fluffy white polar bear cub that has captured German hearts is making her first public appearance Tuesday at the Nuremberg City Zoo.
Flocke, whose name means "snowflake" in German, was born at the zoo in December. She gained international attention in January after zookeepers said they had taken Flocke away from her mother because of concerns she would eat her.
The zoo's other female polar bear had recently eaten her two offspring, and the zoo was worried that Flocke's mother would do the same. Read full article »