Monday, January 26, 2015

Fact of the Day: Corporal Wojtek

Wojtek was a bear found in Iran, and he was adopted into the Polish Army. They trained him in non-combat roles, and he was given the rank of corporal. After the war, he ended up in a zoo in Scotland. 

15 comments:

  1. How do you know all these random facts!?

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  2. Wow, that bear had an interesting life.

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  3. A corporal bear who ended up in a zoo. Sounds like a good movie idea!

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  4. Looks lovely bear, and no doubt lived his life in a nice zoo after his duties.

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  5. A bear in Iran? I have never believed it!I thlought there weren't bears in this part of the world. Kisses

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  6. I'm sure the bear was better off in a Scottish zoo than in Iran. Actually, I didn't know Iran HAD bears.

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  7. Too bad they didn't return him to a nice forest, unless that was not possible.

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