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Napoleon Was Attacked By 3,000 Angry Bunnies

The truth behind Napolean’s strangest battle

The most powerful man on Earth was no match for several thousand rabbits (Image by Philip and Linda Naudus/Van Gough)

What led to Napoleon’s downfall? Was it is arrogance? His unquenchable thirst for power? Or, was it his aide’s unhealthy obsession with bunnies?

In July 1807, Napoleon was looking to celebrate signing the Treaties of Tilsit. Chief of Staff Alexandre Berthier had a brilliant idea — the…

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Philip S. Naudus

Philip S. Naudus

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High school teacher by day, koala by night. Founder of Koala Quest. My wife is a cartoonist with a Ph.D., and she co-authors all of these articles.