Watch: Baby polar bear is only cub born in North America this year

14 week-old twin polar bear cubs play during their first presentation to the media in Hellabrunn zoo on March 19, 2014, in Munich, Germany. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbis, Ohio, welcomed a new polar bear cub Thanksgiving Day 2019.

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14 week-old twin polar bear cubs play during their first presentation to the media in Hellabrunn zoo on March 19, 2014, in Munich, Germany. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbis, Ohio, welcomed a new polar bear cub Thanksgiving Day 2019.

Be warned: The cuteness might be overwhelming.

Nearly one month ago, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomed its newest polar bear cub, and the newborn is already ready for its closeup.

According to The Columbus Dispatch, the Ohio zoo's newest arrival is the only known cub born in a North American zoo to date in 2019, and one of only five born worldwide year-to-date.

The cub is the offspring of Aurora, 13, and Lee, 20, WJW reported.

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