Wednesday, 1 April 2009

New Bear Discovered!

Reading the morning newspapers, as I seriously do, came across this fascinating story and simply had to share it:-

"POLAR WORRY!
Scientists & Wildlife Experts scratch their heads after recent bear capture...
This purple "ursus maritimus" baffles all."

I was concerned!
Could it be another worrying side effect of Global Warming?
But, after much thought...
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HAPPY APRILS FOOLS DAY!
Did I get you all, with this story???
It is sort of true.
In July 2003, a zoo in Mendoza, Argentina, treated its 23-year-old Polar bear, Pelusa suffering from Dermatitis, with an antiseptic spray.
The alarming side effect was, it turned her fur purple, making her a world wide bear-celebrity, much loved by children.
Hugs,

4 comments:

BJ Roan said...

Hi Woodstock,
You got me! Poor purple bear!
Love,
Aunt BJ

Asta said...

Siw woodstock
You weally had me going thewe, heheh
Happy Apwil foos Day to you too>
Poow beaw( he is kind of cute though) I hope his skins got all bettewew.
smoochie kisses
ASTA

Maggie and Mitch said...

Yup, you got us, Woodstock! Happy April fools day!
This really is one strange looking teddy!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Anonymous said...

Wow, poor bear. At first i thought some people were just being cruel to him. But then I saw the part about his skin, so there.
From anon.