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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In addition to food and drink vendors, there also will be a craft fair, petting zoo, pony rides, live music and a free corn boil.
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Attractions include stalls, charity stands, a raffle and tombola, beat the goalie, hook-a-duck, bouncy castle, kids rides, face painting, mascots, a kids disco, a petting zoo and more.
The delightful day included a visit from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and there was face painting and a petting zoo for the children to enjoy.
Navon said, "We strongly recommend that petting zoo management teams implement a strict hygiene and infection control policy, together with rationalised antibiotic policy, in order to reduce the risk of transmission between animals and visitors."
In Easter this year, the Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre also cancelled a petting zoo following complaints.
New attractions this year include a BMX Throwdown, the Flores Circus Thrill Show, a petting zoo and a pig race.
Delight in the pulsating sensations that echoes throughout the zoo's petting zoo, reptile house as well as the resort's entrance and pool area for an added safari feel to each experience.
The park also has a petting zoo with animals such as rabbits, chicks and a pony.
There are also two smaller, permanent mazes, a petting zoo, adventure playground, traditional games, trampolines and more.
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A London Fire Brigade spokesman told Mirror Online the blaze had broken out in a single-storey building with a petting zoo nearby.