Polar Bear Enjoys Record-Breaking Snow Day at Buffalo Zoo

Animals at New York’s Buffalo Zoo welcomed a record-breaking snow day on Thursday, January 6, with reports measuring 17.8 inches of accumulation, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Footage from Buffalo Zoo shows Sakari the polar bear tumbling and enjoying enrichment in the snow.

A heavy band of snow was forecast to move through parts of Buffalo on Friday, bringing a potential for hazardous road conditions, the NWS said. Credit: Buffalo Zoo via Storyful

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