A bear ate my shoe

Object from 1929

  • A bear ate my shoe.

What is it?

I don't have an item because it was my shoe and it was eaten by a bear at Belle Vue in 1929, when I was four.

When did you get it?

My mum bought my shoes for me

Where did you get it from, and how?

I can't remember where i got the shoes from -

What does it mean to you?

When I was four I went to Belle Vue Zoo and was dangling my feet above the bear cage when one of my shoes fell off and into the bear cage and the bear ate it up immediately

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