Daily Fluff: Bear cub buys private island with lottery winnings

Winnifred now has a private retreat in Puget Sound.

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Published Jan 22, 2013   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 3:04 am CDT

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Johnny Depp has one. Richard Branson has one. Celine Dion has one. Tyler Perry has one. And now Winnifred the bear is also the proud owner of a private island.

The bear cub reportedly paid $3.7 million for a four acre island in Puget Sound, capping off a lavish spending spree after striking it rich with a Mega Millions ticket late last year.

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“She plans on using it as a retreat for herself and her friends,” said real estate agent Vivian Harden.  ”You know, to get away from the hustle and bustle of zoo life.”

Via travelSD

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*First Published: Jan 22, 2013, 10:55 am CST