The stars of the “bear house,” the new $500,000 Florida black bear showcase at the Sanford zoo, took turns scampering through a wading pool, chomping on a watermelon and climbing trees.

The sibling black bears, named Ella and Guignard (pronounced jin-yard), romped in an enclosure fenced off from...

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