He was a fan favourite at the Singapore Zoo, but Inuka, the 27-year-old polar bear, sadly had to be put down on 25 April due to failing health.

He was the first polar bear to be born in the tropics, and will be the last one in Singapore as the zoo had announced in 2006 that they would not be bringing in any more of the species.

In honour of Inuka, which means “silent stalker” in Inuit, we take a look at 4 other famous zoo residents around the world.

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