Bern shuts its "Bear Pit" as last bear Pedro dies

In this April 10, 2009 file photo Brown bear Pedro lies on the ground as the zoo visitors shadows of the Baerengraben ditch are silhouetted on the ground in Bern, Switzerland. Full Story

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#1 May 1, 2009
Ah -- finally some good news today! That hideous bear pit is history. Poor Pedro had a miserable life.

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#2 May 2, 2009
Bear Pedro was euthased from painful incurable arthritis. So sad, ending the Bear Dynasty that lasted 500 years.

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