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‘Plush Peary’ Brings Arctic Cool to White-Hot Harry Potter Archives

Moviegoers have been flocking to the theaters in droves to see box office juggernaut Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, the last in the successful series.

Evidently, Bowdoin’s own Robert E. Peary is not immune from Potter’s charms.

Ever the world traveler, “plush Peary” has been spotted paying a visit to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Fla., and is seen here in front of the Hogwarts Express in the hands of Grace Hooke, sister of Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center intern Hillary Hooke ’09.

See more of his travel exploits on the Where in the World is Robert E. Peary? webpage.