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Polar Bear Compound

Polar Bear Compound
Polar Bear Compound

The Polar Bear Compound is where they used to keep the polar bears in the Stanley Park Zoo.  The Stanley Park Zoo is long closed and the last polar bear has passed away.  Now, it is just an interesting feature to check out in Stanley Park.

history, last bear: tuck?

Polar Bear Compound plaque
Polar Bear Compound plaque

The plaque says:

POLAR BEARS

Presented to Stanley Park Zoo

June 1962

Hudson's Bay Company

Incorporated 2nd May 1670

Named by Vancouver Children

Nootka, Jubille II, Princess Rupert, Prince Rupert

Polar Bear Compound signboard
Polar Bear Compound signboard

The signboard says:

Where is the Polar Bear Compound in Stanley Park?

The Polar Bear Compound is located just off of Avison Way up from the Stanley Park Information Booth near Painter's Circle.  Close by is the Salmon Display Pond.  Not to far away is Malkin Bowl and the Vancouver Aquarium .

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