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UK: Army will keep bearskin hats worn by Queen’s Guard
Dec 13, 2021 16:10 ET

After Peta suggested a faux fur version, the British Army would keep their bearskin hats.

According to the Ministry of Defence, the Queen’s Guard’s iconic cap will continue to be made of wild black bears from Canada in the future.

Ministers condemned the proposed fabric design by animal rights activists as not meeting any of the requirements.

According to them, the product’s water shed rate was unacceptable and they performed badly on visual assessment.

After Peta suggested a faux fur version, the British Army would keep their bearskin hats intact. Pictured: The Queen inspecting the guards in 2012

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