Berlin zoo welcomes baby polar bear

BERLIN, GERMANY (WPVI) -- A zoo in Berlin, Germany has happily welcomed a new polar bear cub.

Tierpark Zoo's polar bear Tonja gave birth to the cub overnight into Thursday, December 7.

The zoo released footage of the mother bear and her cub on Friday, stating that both of them are doing well.

The new baby is the second cub of eight-year-old Tonja's and six-year-old Wolodja's. The pair's first born cub, Fritz, had died.

According to the zoo, polar bear cubs have a 50-percent chance of survival.


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