Polar Bear, Sitting (Britains Zoo 914)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Polar Bear, Sitting (Britains Zoo 914)

Polar Bear, Britains Zoo No914 (BritCat 1940).jpg Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)
Polar Bear Pool with Cave, Britains Zoo Enclosure set 19z

Polar Bear Pool with Cave, Britains Zoo Enclosure set 19z [image info]

A painted hollowcast lead Polar Bear, sitting upright on its haunches, from the Britains Zoo range, catalogue number 914.

Giulia ...
" This bear is represented as an animal that lives in the cold north pole. It is fully white painted. It seems like it is attacking a prey because it is standing on its colossal legs. Its look is really aggressive, typical of an animal of this size. "

1940 catalogue description

" These animals are found throughout the whole of the Arctic regions. They live principally on fish and seal flesh. When fighting, they do not hug like the Brown Bear but bite, although generally they do not attack unless provoked or hungry. "
Britains Zoo 914, Polar Bear