June 20, 2014 2:10 pm
Updated: June 20, 2014 2:13 pm

Calgary Zoo names its ‘white’ black bear

Manuka is a 'white' black bear at the Calgary Zoo.

Calgary Zoo

CALGARY- One of the Calgary Zoo’s newest residents now has a name.

The ‘white’ black bear recently made her big debut, after arriving at the zoo on August 31 from Elkford, B.C.

During a contest, more than 4,000 people voted for their favourite name: Manuka.

Manuka has been made famous by her striking colouration, which is much lighter than most other black bears.

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