[Ques] What does an arctophile collect?

Question : [Ques] What does an arctophile collect?

…1. Paintings 2. Snow goggles 3. Teddy bears 4. Teapots

Teddy bears – An arctophile is a collector of teddy bears. The word comes from the Greek “árktos,” meaning “bear.” Teddy bears became popular in the early 20th century after President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear that had been unsportingly tied to a tree. After Clifford Berryman’s cartoon of the incident was printed in the “Washington Post,” Morris Michtom made a number of cuddly “Teddy’s bears,” and they became a hit with the public. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Istvánné Arnóczki has the largest collection of teddy bears in the world, with 20,367 cuddly toys.:

this post was published on dabangnewslive on 2022-01-08 08:14:00

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