Bear sculpture unveiled at Holt Country Park
A 'mummy bear' has joined the creatures of Holt Country park.
But visitors to the popular walking and nature spot are safe as she is a sculpture carved from a fallen chestnut tree.
The pregnant bear was made by park volunteer and sculptor Mike Thody from nearby Hempstead.
His wood craft handiwork is seen throughout the park - including Thol the Giant, an angel and a Fish Hut made from woven hazel branches.
The bear is in the recently-created sensory garden at the park which is run by North Norfolk District Council.
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Council cabinet member for leisure and cultural services, Becky Palmer, said: 'Mike Thody has brought a great deal of pleasure to those who visit Holt Country Park with his wonderful, unique creations.
'Mike gives up his spare time as a volunteer and we are extremely grateful for the difference he makes to the park and for the enjoyment he brings to others.'
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The council asked local children to name the bear.
The winning name - of Ursula - was announced at yesterday's official unveiling ceremony.
Holt Country Park is on the Norwich Road and has way-marked routes suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Facilities include a visitor centre with toilets. Car parking is £1.50 a day.