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Pooh tops survey of favourite animal characters

The animation character created by AA Milne, headed a list dominated by iconic bears like Paddington and Rupert.

india Updated: Jun 09, 2006 18:57 IST

Winnie the Pooh has been voted the nation's favourite animal character in a new survey, heading a list dominated by iconic bears like Paddington and Rupert.

Pooh, created by AA Milne, won 51 per cent of the vote in the survey, against Paddington's 41 per cent.

The Jungle Book's Baloo the bear was third with 32 per cent, just one point ahead of Black Beauty and two ahead of Rupert in fifth.

The survey for the PDSA veterinary charity survey coincides with the launch of the Big Book Fetch to raise funds for pets in need of vets.                             

Conducted among 1,191 adults, it gave Ashlan the lion from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 30 per cent along with Rupert, Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit 28 percent and Toad from The Wind in the Willows 27 per cent.