The advocacy organization Polar Bears International celebrates Nov. 4-10 as "Polar Bear Week." Some statistics about the threatened species:
Estimated global population: 20,000 to 25,000
In U.S. zoos: 59 in 30 zoos
Born in U.S. zoos in past year: 3
Sources: Polar Bears International, Toledo Zoo
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