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
References in periodicals archive ?
Pets Corner, which has an outlet in the Gosforth Garden Centre in Gosforth Park, Newcastle, has launched a Christmas charity campaign to support homeless dogs across the UK during the festive period.
If you would like the chance to have your pet (however unusual) featured on Pets Corner, please send your favourite photograph along with brief answers to the following questions and tell us of anything that you think our readers might find interesting.
Pets are big business and the man at the head of a chain of petfood and supplies stores, Pets Corner, employs 450 human staff.
I APPRECIATE that government cuts are hitting all services delivered by Newcastle City Council, but I find it so sad that every Bank Holiday thousands of families and their children visit Pets Corner in Jesmond Dene to see the animals, only to find the place shut and the kids can only look through wire fences.
Back in 1966 the couple, then aged eight and five, were among ten youngsters who won a visit to DZG's Pets Corner via their local weekly newspaper - the nowdefunct Midlands Chronicle and Free Press - which was part of the then Birmingham Post & Mail group - and featured in a full-page article about their adventure.
To continue expansion at this pace, Pets Corner approached NatWest and Lombard for funding to buffer the company s cash flow during store launches and to pay for lighting, till points and shop fits.
uk Sunday | CARDIFF Face painting, pets corner and games at Roath Family Fun Day.
We hope that Pets Corner will make a normal shopping trip extra special.
Now independent retailer Pets Corner is taking on Asda - and Tesco - by promising to be cheaper on "loads" of products.
MORE than 50 animals were slaughtered when yobs went on the rampage at a children's Pets Corner.
A FOXY friend has joined the animals of a Merseyside pets corner.
WELL done, Liverpool Council for closing the pets corner at Clark Gardens, the only free, outdoor, healthy, educational, amenity in the area, no matter that a vast number of people of all ages and all walks of life enjoyed visiting the animals (some people on a daily basis).