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Baby Polar Bear Mishka To Make First Public Appearance At Sea World

The cub is three months old.

09/09/2017 2:16 PM AEST | Updated 09/09/2017 2:31 PM AEST
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Mishka's hitting all her milestones.

A baby polar bear called Mishka will make her public debut at Sea World on the Gold Coast.

The three-month-old cub, who has been kept away from the public until now, has been exploring polar bear preschool under the guidance of her mother.

She already weighs over 20 kilograms and is just starting to eat solids.

Sea World's Mitchell Leroy said was pleased with how the little polar bear was going strong, with preschool the perfect place for her at the moment.

"She's hitting everything that we've ever seen with the correct developmental process with a baby polar bear," he told reporters this week.

Mishka will stay at preschool until she's ready to move into a larger exhibit.

The young bear was one of two cubs born to mother Liya at Sea World earlier this year.

Almost 30,000 people reportedly voted to choose Mishka's name, which has Russian and Inuit links.

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