TIL a Canadian soldier during WWI smuggled his bear ‘Winnipeg’ into Britain who later became an attraction at a zoo. A boy named Christopher Robin Milne loved the bear, he changed his teddy bear’s name from Edward to Winnie the Pooh, inspiring his father to write stories about it.

Read more: http://www.history.com/news/the-true-story-of-the-real-life-winnie-the-pooh

What do you think?

12 Points
Upvote Downvote

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply