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'Huckleberry' Wins Beautiful Bulldog Contest At Drake University, Des Moines (PICTURES)

23/04/2013 09:47 BST | Updated 22/06/2013 10:12 BST

A bulldog named Huckleberry has won this year's "beautiful bulldog" contest.

Huckleberry walked away from the contest last year empty-handed, but this year charmed the judges with his specially made Forrest Gump outfit.

The competition, now in its 34th year, is held at Des Moines' Drake University, where the mascot is a bulldog.

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Huckleberry displays his winning crown

Huckleberry's owner Stephanie Hein, told AP: "He's just a lover.

"We just thought he was worthy of sharing with the world."

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