Ruhe in Frieden, Knut.
RIP: Knut, the beloved Berlin Zoo polar bear, was found dead in his enclosure this morning by keeper Heiner Kloes. He was 4 years old.
Knut, the first polar bear to be born at the Berlin Zoo in over 30 years, was adored the world over, appearing on magazine covers, spawning a line of toys, and bringing zoo attendance to an all time high.
Cause of death remains unknown at this time.
[derspiegel / m&c.]