Photos | Knut the polar bear goes on display

Photos | Knut the polar bear goes on display

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BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15: Photographers take pictures of Knut the polar bear, featuring his original fur, on display in the Natural History Museum (Naturkundemuseum) on February 15, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Though Knut, the world-famous polar bear from the city's zoo abandoned by his mother and ultimately immortalized as a cartoon film character, stuffed toys, and more temporarily as a gummy bear, died two years ago, he will live on additionally as a partially-taxidermied specimen in the museum. Until March 15, the dermoplastic model of the ursine celebrity will be on display before it joins the museum's archive, though visitors can see it once again as part of a permanent exhibition that begins in 2014. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

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Posted on February 18, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Photographers take pictures of Knut the polar bear, featuring his original fur, on display in the Natural History Museum (Naturkundemuseum) on February 15, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Though Knut, the world-famous polar bear from the city's zoo abandoned by his mother and ultimately immortalized as a cartoon film character, stuffed toys, and more temporarily as a gummy bear, died two years ago, he will live on additionally as a partially-taxidermied specimen in the museum. Until March 15, the dermoplastic model of the ursine celebrity will be on display before it joins the museum's archive, though visitors can see it once again as part of a permanent exhibition that begins in 2014.

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