Honey Bear

Honey Bear is a charming bronze sculpture caught mid-dance, featuring five tiny frogs at its feet that spray water.

Honey Bear was created by renowned animal sculptor and Brooklyn native Frederick George Richard Roth. Its partner in whimsy, Dancing Goat, is found in a niche on the other side of the Central Park Zoo. Both were cast at Roman Bronze Works in Brooklyn, installed in 1937, and serve as the centerpieces of decorative fountains.

Roth also created several of the Park’s most delightful sculptures, including the heroic Balto, Mother Goose, and the Alice in Wonderland etchings at the Sophie Loeb Fountain.