Como Zoo to Host Birthday, Farewell Bash for Bears

Updated: 12/06/2012 8:20 AM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

The Como Zoo is throwing a birthday and farewell bash for six bears this weekend.

After that, two will stay and four will go.

Twin polar bears Buzz and Neil are about to turn 17 - they're staying put.

Berlin turns 23. She comes from the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth. She was moved to Como Zoo after summer flooding, but is now heading to Kansas.

Como Zoo also says goodbye to three brown bears, Goldie, Judy, and Sandy, from the Roosevelt Park Zoo in Minot. They also were victims of flooding They'll return to North Dakota.