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Toronto Zoo polar bear cub, Juno, shows off for camera

Today is International Polar Bear Day. And to celebrate, here are some pictures of the Toronto Zoo's three-month-old cub playing in the snow.

Baby bear has been adopted by Canadian military

Juno is just three-months-old, but she's now ready to meet the public at the Toronto Zoo. (David Donnelly/CBC)

Say hi to Juno if you're off to the Toronto Zoo today.

It's International Polar Bear Day, and the zoo's newest cub will be on public display for the first time, from 10 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m. It will be a special treat for many who have watched the cub's every wobbly step since she was born at the beginning of winter.

At just three-months-old, the polar bear cub still has a long way to go before she grows into those paws. 

Still working on her fur game. (David Donnelly/CBC)

She's little, but she's got plenty of energy. And since the baby bear has already been adopted by the Canadian military and given the rank of private, she'd better get used to daily training. 

Just going for a run. (David Donnelly/CBC)

For now, Juno's still a bit clumsy

Oof. (David Donnelly/CBC)

She tires out quickly

Zoo officials say she always takes a nap after every meal and playtime.

Hi, Juno! (David Donnelly/CBC)

Now, speaking of snacks...

Eat human food, not humans. (David Donnelly/CBC)

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