According to a report by the United Press International (UPI) on November 25, the Toronto Zoo in Canada recently announced that Brigadier General Conrad Mialkowski, the commander of the Canadian Fourth Division and the Central Joint Task Force, visited the zoo Later, he celebrated the 5th birthday of the polar bear Juno and awarded him the rank of Honorary Corporal.
General Conrad and Zoo CEO show Juno’s certificate
According to the report, “Juneau” was born on Canada’s Memorial Day, named after the Canadian Army’s landing on Juneau Beach during World War II. This polar bear was previously awarded the title of Honorary Second Class by the army, and is now promoted to Honorary Corporal.
Dolf DeJong, Chief Executive Officer of Toronto Zoo, said at a press conference: “We are really honored that the Canadian Army promoted Juno to Corporal because he is still an outstanding ambassador for wildlife. In educating people about In terms of the direct impact of climate change and sea ice loss on wild polar bears, Juno and other polar bears in the Toronto Zoo have played an indispensable role.”