petting zoo

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petting zoo

n.
A collection of farm animals, such as goats, ducks, and sheep, and sometimes docile wild animals such as turtles or deer, for children to feed and pet.

pet′ting zoo`


n.
a zoo, or a special part of a larger zoo, where children may pet and sometimes feed small or young animals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petting zoo - a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feedpetting zoo - a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Translations

petting zoo

n (US) → Streichelzoo m
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One of the facilities, Mount Pleasant Childrens Farm is run by the Worgan Trust, a group set up by the Cadbury family during the 1960s to introduce inner city children to farming and the countryside.
We had) more than 300,000 visitors in 2012, which included some 195,000 to the Arabian Peninsula Animals Centre, about 73,000 to the Natural History and Botanical Museums, and 96,000 visitors at the Childrens Farm.
Property for Kids will donate some of the pounds 17,250 to deprived youngsters in Kingstanding and to Dodford Childrens Farm.