Photo Gallery: Choosing a Monument to Knut
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Photo Gallery: Choosing a Monument to Knut

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Knut Cobain Berlin Struggles to Memorialize Star Bear

Thomas Ziolko heads a committee charged with selecting an official monument for Knut, the star bear at the Berlin Zoo that died in March after rocketing to worldwide fame. But it's a thankless task, he finds, a one that does injustice to animals not born cute and with a dramatic story.
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein