National Zoo's Sloth Bear cub named Hank

Female bears are known to carry their young on their backs with the cubs holding on to the mother's long shaggy fur. 10 Photos
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The Smithsonian's National Zoo invited its Facebook fans to name one of its most adventurous and charismatic critters: a sloth bear cub. The bear will now be named Hank.

Photo by Smithsonian's National Zoo

The name choices were Ravi, Bandar and Hank.

The zoo said 830 people voted for Hank; 615 voted for Ravi and 219 wanted Bandar.



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