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Polar bears celebrate birthdays

Lyutyik (left) and Ahpun had birthday fun with a snow cake filled with frozen salmon Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a moment from digging into the top of the snow birthday cake. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik peers around the birthday cake the zoo made for the two bears Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Ahpun digs deep in the top of the birthday cake for the two bears. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun digs deep in the top of the birthday cake for the two bears. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik (left) and Ahpun had birthday fun with a snow cake filled with frozen salmon Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik (foreground) is tuckered out after digging into the snow cake while Ahpun continues to dig for frozen salmon Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Anne Raup / Anchorage Daily News Ahpun takes a moment from digging into the top of the snow birthday cake. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik (left) and Ahpun had birthday fun with a snow cake filled with frozen salmon Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a moment from digging into the top of the snow birthday cake. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik peers around the birthday cake the zoo made for the two bears Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Ahpun digs deep in the top of the birthday cake for the two bears. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun digs deep in the top of the birthday cake for the two bears. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik (left) and Ahpun had birthday fun with a snow cake filled with frozen salmon Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik (foreground) is tuckered out after digging into the snow cake while Ahpun continues to dig for frozen salmon Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Ahpun takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Anne Raup / Anchorage Daily News Ahpun takes a moment from digging into the top of the snow birthday cake. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik Saturday, January 18, 2014.
Anne Raup
Lyutyik takes a break from working on the birthday cake Saturday, January 18, 2014. The Alaska Zoo prepared a special snow cake filled with frozen salmon for polar bears Ahpun and Lyutyik.
Anne Raup
Alaska Dispatch