Rasputin takes a dip to celebrate International Polar Bear Day

To celebrate International Polar Bear Day Yorkshire Wildlife Park has released pictures of its newest arrival, Rasputin, taking a dip in the icy waters in his new home.

The eleven year-old bear arrived at the park last month after travelling to Doncaster from the South of France.

Credit: Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Credit: Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Rasputin is set to join resident polar bears, Victor, Pixel, Nissan and Nobby in 10 acres of networked reserves and lakes after spending three months in quarantine.