The male polar bear at the Kansas City Zoo is off exhibit and is being treated with gastrointestinal medication, officials said Tuesday.
Nikita is also being fed a diet of boiled beef in the holding area behind the exhibit.
He is being closely monitored and treated by our professional veterinary and keeper staff, the zoo said in a prepared statement.
Berlin, the zoos female polar bear, remains on public view.
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