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Photos: Snow, polar bear made famous in Denver, dies in Tucson zoo

Circa the mid-1990s, there were no bigger stars in Denver than Klondike and Snow, a pair of polar bears at the Denver Zoo, where they were born and raised after their mom abandoned them.

The pair were eventually moved to other facilities, with Snow winding up at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, where she died yesterday at age seventeen. See photos and get details below.

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