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Grin and Bear it!

PUBLISHED: 11:07 27 November 2008 | UPDATED: 10:18 23 August 2010

Bjorn the lifesize puppet

Bjorn the lifesize puppet

FEW of us will ever get the chance to meet a polar bear close up, but residents got the chance to do just that in the town centre last Saturday. Bjorn the polar bear, a realistic life sized animated puppet controlled by a performer inside him, strolled a

FEW of us will ever get the chance to meet a polar bear close up, but residents got the chance to do just that in the town centre last Saturday.

Bjorn the polar bear, a realistic life sized animated puppet controlled by a performer inside him, strolled around New Road, Gravesend last weekend as his handler Ursula told lots of interesting facts about polar bears.

Los Kaos, the performance company that presents Bjorn, have donated a percentage of their booking fees to a campaign to save polar bears.


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