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Polar Frontier, Columbus OH

 

Polar Frontier, Columbus OH

The project features a 1.3 acre polar bear habitat with a 167, 000 gallon saltwater pool. Spectacular underwater views into this pool are afforded with a 30 foot long acrylic “J” window. The grizzly bear habitat is almost an acre and features a 42, 000 gallon freshwater pool stocked with trout.

In a simulated abandoned mining building set in the Alaskan wilderness, additional exhibit components include a children’s activity zone, a new food and beverage venue, and an interpretive center.

TYPE: Zoo Exhibit

STATUS: Opened 2010

CLIENT: Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

ANIMALS: Polar Bear, Brown Bear, Arctic Fox

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