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Wojtek Statue Unveiled in Duns

A Statue of Wojtek was unveiled in Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh, and now one has been unveiled in Duns Square on Sunday 24th April 2016.

Wojtek - dubbed the "Soldier Bear" - was adopted by Polish troops and helped them carry ammunition at the Battle of Monte Cassino.

After the war he lived in Scotland at Hutton in Berwickshire, before ending his days in Edinburgh Zoo.

The Statue was unveiled by The Depute Mayor of Zagan, Magdalena Wiadomska-Lazewska. Zagan is Duns Twin Town in Poland.

For full details and a report on the ceremony go to:

Wojtek Statue Unveiling

Wojtek Statue Unveiled in Duns, Scotland

Duns Scotland, Scottish Borders UK