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Ohio zoo collects polar bear poop to aid species’ survival

This Feb 18, 2019 photo from the Cincinnati Zoo shows two polar bears, from left "Little One" and Anana" in Cincinnati. The Ohio zoo has become the repository for the world’s largest collection of polar bear poop as researchers work to create a pregnancy test to aid the survival of this threatened species. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens is storing 30,000 samples of fecal matter from the U.S. and Canada being studied by researchers at the zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife. (Mark Dumont/Cincinnati Zoo via AP)

This Feb 18, 2019 photo from the Cincinnati Zoo shows two polar bears, from left "Little One" and Anana" in Cincinnati. The Ohio zoo has become the repository for the world’s largest collection of polar bear poop as researchers work to create a pregnancy test to aid the survival of this threatened species. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens is storing 30,000 samples of fecal matter from the U.S. and Canada being studied by researchers at the zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife. (Mark Dumont/Cincinnati Zoo via AP)

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