From sweet little chicks to fluffy baby lambs we have a variety of new babies every year at our Zoo Farm in Dartmouth. Although we aren’t a petting zoo in Devon some of the baby animals, especially the friendly baby goats, enjoy being petted and you can buy food to tempt them over.
If you’re looking for things to do in Dartmouth when it’s raining, then look no further! With baby animals inside and out, our zoo farm is a great place to spend a rainy days or sunny adventures with the kids.
Baby animals that you are likely to see at different times of year:
If you’d like to know more about what baby animals are at our Zoo Farm then get in touch or ask when you arrive at the gate.
Falconry Centre Fridays!Meet the birds...Mayhem - Mexican Harris HawkMayhem is a very friendly, playful hawk, he loves toys and really enjoys being given a ball pool to play with and will spend ages pouncing on the balls and kicking them around his avairy. He is also an amazing display bird flying sometimes only millimetres above people's heads, he really loves getting a reaction from the crowd! ❓Did you know ❓Harris Hawks are the only Bird of Prey that live and hunt in family groups and they are very capable hunters.They will take a wide range of Prey in the wild from Cotton-tailed Rabbits to Lizards, Scorpions and Snakes. ✨We would love to display your drawings & pictures in the Falconry Centre! Send us your drawings of birds of prey, either birds you see around your area or even one of our birds featured here. We also love to see your pictures when you have visited us, please feel free to share them with us! ✨N.B All Flying Display photos were taken in 2019 before the Covid-19 Pandemic. ... See MoreSee Less
Meet the Animals Monday!Meet Ebony, she is an Argentine Black & White Tegu Lizard. She is very friendly and loves to get up close and personal with her Keepers. Mostly she can be found soaking up the rays under her heat lamps!When we are able to welcome you all back to the park, you can find Ebony at the Zoo-Farm in the Reptile House.❓ Did you Know ❓A Tegu can drop a section of its tail as a distraction if attacked!Tegus use their tongue to pick up chemicals in the air. This helps them learn about its surroundings, for example, the direction of the prey or other lizards. ... See MoreSee Less
Falconry Centre Fridays!Meet the birds...Zula - Barn OwlZula is a sweet natured little girl, she loves flying on display and enjoys lots of attention which she usually gets because we hear most people telling us that Barn Owls are their favourite birds!❓Did you know ❓Barn Owls are found on every continent except Antarctica and have been on the planet since the stone age! Ancient Barn owls were much bigger that Zula and they lived in caves before there were Barns to live in!✨We would love to display your drawings & pictures in the Falconry Centre! Send us your drawings of birds of prey, either birds you see around your area or even one of our birds featured here. We also love to see your pictures when you have visited us, please feel free to share them with us! ✨N.B All Flying Display photos were taken in 2019 before the Covid-19 Pandemic. ... See MoreSee Less