Buffalo Zoo $2 million Short for Polar Bear Exhibit

August 27, 2013 Updated Aug 27, 2013 at 5:44 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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August 27, 2013 Updated Aug 27, 2013 at 5:44 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Buffalo Zoo could soon lose it's two biggest attractions.

The new Arctic Edge Exhibit for Kali and Luna, the two celebrity polar bears, is more than $2 million short of it's $18 million fundraising goal.

Zoo officials say if they don't raise the money by this fall, the polar bears will have to be shipped out of town.