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petting zoo

noun
1.
a zoo, or a special part of a larger zoo, where children may hold and stroke and sometimes feed small or young animals.
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  • The host parents had rented a petting zoo for the day, and kids jumped gleefully in a bouncy castle out in the driveway.
  • Tour the house, take a boat trip on the grounds, or visit the petting zoo.
  • It is also the reason why you really must wash your hands if you visit a petting zoo.
  • The film's taste for peppy settings takes it to a racetrack, a miniature-golf course and a petting zoo.
  • Sick cows swayed, heifers needed pregnancy tests and several pigs bound for a petting zoo required checkups.
  • Another way to spend time outdoors is at a petting zoo.
  • The free admission grants you access to the petting zoo, corn maze, mini golf and bonfire.
  • Visitors to the petting zoo can feed and deer, goats and llamas.
  • The family-friendly park has a petting zoo and deer park, as well as a gift shop, restaurant and outdoor picnic areas.
  • The campground includes a fishing pod and a petting zoo.

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