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Old 25 April 2015, 07:37 PM
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Not according to an article from Smithsonian.com.

After the bear was cornered and attacked by dogs, having it's skull crushed by the president's guide, and tied to a tree, Roosevelt refused to shoot it because it would be unsportsmanlike.

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[Holt] Collier then approached the bear with another hunter and, after a terrible struggle in the water, killed it with his knife. The animal was slung over a horse and taken back to camp.
The cartoon that inspired the Teddy Bear bore no resemblance at all to the actual event.

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