It’s not you, Knut. It’s him.

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Zookeeper Thomas Doerflein, that is. The human companion to the polar bear “cub” (he’s now 110 pounds!) has decided Knut is getting too big and boisterous for their daily play sessions.

Doerflein has said he “feels ‘burnt out’ after months of frolicking with Knut.” (Um, is that possible?) Also, he’s tired of all the attention: “People want autographs, to touch me.” Really?

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Oh, and there’s that whole “safety” thing, what with Knut being a wild animal. Whatevs.