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THERE ARE LOTS OF DIFFERENT ANIMALS TO SEE AT PETTITTS.

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California King Snake

California King Snake

California King Snake Genus and Species: Lampropeltis californiae The California kingsnake is a nonvenomous snake endemic to the western United States and northern Mexico. Due to ease of care and a wide range of colour variations, the California kingsnake is one of...

Spiny Tailed Monitor

Spiny Tailed Monitor

Spiny Tailed Monitor Genus and Species: Varanus acanthurus Spiny-tailed monitors are small lizards found in Northern Australia. Their appearance is often likened to that of a miniature Komodo dragon. Native Habitat: Spiny-tailed monitors are well adapted to hot, arid...

Burmese Python

Burmese Python

Burmese Python Genus and Species: Python bivittatus The Burmese python is one of the five largest species of snakes in the world. It is native to a large area of Southeast Asia. These are dark-coloured snakes with many brown blotches bordered in black down the back....

Boa Constrictor

Boa Constrictor

Boa Constrictor Genus and Species: Boa constrictor The Boa constrictor is a species of large, non-venomous, heavy-bodied snake that is frequently kept and bred in captivity. The colouring of Boa constrictors can vary greatly depending on the locality. However, they...

Red Foot Tortoise

Red Foot Tortoise

Red Foot Tortoise Genus and Species: Chelonoidis carbonaria Red-footed tortoises are tortoises of medium-size that live in Central and South America. They have a bumpy, concave shell, which is usually black, grey or brown, and their skin colour is mostly black. Native...

Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragon Genus and Species: Pogona vitticeps The Central bearded dragon is a species of lizard with a flattened body, entirely covered by specialised scales. The dragons look rather stout and thorny with large and rounded eyes. The specialised scales form spiny...

Royal Python

Royal Python

Royal Python Genus and Species: Python regius The Ball python is a nonvenomous python species found in sub-Saharan Africa. This is the smallest of the African pythons. The name "ball python" refers to the animal's tendency to curl into a ball when stressed or...

Speckled Kingsnake

Speckled Kingsnake

Speckled Kingsnake Genus and Species: Lampropeltis getula holbrooki Sometimes referred to as the common kingsnake, the speckled kingsnake is a moderately large snake with smooth scales and a background colour of black. Each scale has an irregular yellow marking that...

Common Chuckwalla

Common Chuckwalla

Common Chuckwalla Genus and Species: Sauromalus Common chuckwallas are stout lizards with skin folds near the neck, shoulders, and stomach. They have five digits on each limb and the tail thicker near the body and rounded at the tip. Common chuckwallas come in various...

Sinaloan Milk Snake

Sinaloan Milk Snake

Sinaloan Milk Snake Genus and Species: Lampropeltis triangulum The Milk snake is a nonvenomous species of kingsnake. These snakes have smooth and shiny scales and their typical color pattern is alternating bands of red-black-yellow or white-black-red. Milk snakes are...

Zebra Finch

Zebra Finch

Zebra Finch Genus and Habitat: Taeniopygia guttata Zebra finches are the most common songbirds in Central Australia. Males have a colourful plumage consisting of white, black, grey, orange and brown colours, female Zebra finches are uniformly grey. Native...

Zebu Humped Back Cow

Zebu Humped Back Cow

Zebu Humped Back Cow Genus and Species: Bos taurus indicus Zebu are characterised by a fatty hump on their shoulders, a large dewlap, and sometimes drooping ears. They are well adapted to withstanding high temperatures, and are farmed throughout the Tropical...

Domestic Horse

Domestic Horse

Domestic Horse Genus and Habitat: Equus ferus caballus Horses and humans have an ancient relationship. Asian nomads probably domesticated the first horses some 4,000 years ago, and the animals remained essential to many human societies until the advent of the engine....

Shetland Pony

Shetland Pony

Shetland Pony Species and Genus: Equus caballus The Shetland pony is a Scottish breed of pony originating in the Shetland isles in the north of Scotland. Native Habitat:Farmland Fun fact:Shetland Ponys can pull twice their own weight, giving them about twice the power...

African Pygmy Goat

African Pygmy Goat

African Pygmy Goat Genus and Species: Capra aegagrus hircus African pygmy goats are a small domestic breed of goat that is very outgoing and social. This breed originates from Western Africa, in the Cameroon Valley. Pygmy goats are great climbers and love to jump on...

Rhea

Rhea

Rhea Genus and Species: Rhea americana These large South American birds roam the open pampas and sparse woodlands of Argentina and Brazil.The greater rhea is the largest of all South American birds and is related to ostriches and emus. These flightless birds use their...

Chameleon

Chameleon

Chameleon Genus and Species: Chamaeleo calyptratus The Veiled chameleon is a species of large chameleon that lives in the Arabian Peninsula. They are named for the triangular protrusion on their heads, which is known as a casque. Both sexes have a casque which grows...

Golden Pheasant

Golden Pheasant

Golden Pheasant Genus and Species: Chrysolophus pictus The Golden pheasant is a colourful bird native to forests in mountainous areas of China. The adult male is unmistakable with its golden crest and rump and bright red body. The deep orange "cape" can be spread in...

Cockatiel

Cockatiel

Cockatiel Genus and Species: Nymphicus hollandicus These birds are the smallest members of the cockatoo family (Cacatuidae). The cockatiel is the single species in its genus. In Australia it is amongst the most widespread of cockatoos. Native Habitat:These birds occur...

Domesticated Ferret

Domesticated Ferret

Domesticated Ferret Genus ans Species: Mustela putorius furo Domesticated ferrets are small mammals belonging to the same genus as weasels. Ferrets have a typical mustelid body-shape, being long and slender. Their fur has various colourations including brown, black,...

Common Marmoset

Common Marmoset

Common Marmoset Genus and Species: Callithrix jacchus The Common marmosets are unique primates with a rather unusual appearance and a number of special adaptations. The New World monkeys exhibit a grey overall coloration. Their grey considerably long tails are covered...

African Grey Parrot

African Grey Parrot

African Grey Parrot Genus and Species: Psittacus erithacus The African grey parrot is one of the largest parrots in Africa. It is predominantly grey in colour and has darker grey than its body over the head and both wings. The head and body feathers have slight white...

Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot

Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot

Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot Genus and Species: Amazona amazonica This large Amazon parrot is endemic to South America’s tropical areas. It can easily be confused with Blue-fronted amazons, but the Orange-winged amazons, as per their name, are the only amazons with...

Blue-and-Gold Macaw

Blue-and-Gold Macaw

Blue-and-Gold Macaw Genus and Species: Ara ararauna The Blue-and-gold macaw is named for its beautiful blue body with a dark lemon-yellow chest. It is also known as the blue-and-yellow macaw. It has a black beak with a strip of green feathers just above it and a...

European (Eurasian) Eagle Owl

European (Eurasian) Eagle Owl

European (Eurasian) Eagle Owl Genus and Species: Bubo bubo The Eurasian Eagle Owl is a very large, heavy owl with prominent ear-tufts, and powerful feathered talons. Eagle Owls have various hunting techniques, and will take prey on the ground or in full flight. They...

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl Genus and Species: Bubo scandiaca The ghostlike snowy owl has unmistakable white plumage that echoes its Arctic origins. The snowy owl is a patient hunter that perches and waits to identify its prey before soaring off in pursuit. Snowy owls have keen...

Harris Hawk

Harris Hawk

Harris Hawk Genus and Species: Parabuteo unicinctus The Harris hawk is a large bird, which weighs around 710g to 1,020g, and is 46cm to 76cm long. Harris Hawks have dark brown plumage, with chestnut brown shoulders, thighs, and wing linings. There is a white bar along...

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel Genus and Species: Sciurus vulgaris The red squirrel is our native squirrel in the UK, Red Squirrels feast on hazelnuts by cracking the shell in half. You may also find pine cones that have been nibbled, leaving what looks like an apple core behind. Red...

Raccoon

Raccoon

Raccoon Genus and Species: Procyon lotor Bandit-masked raccoons are a familiar sight just about everywhere, because they will eat just about anything. These nocturnal foragers use lightning-quick paws to grab crayfish, frogs, and other aquatic creatures. On land, they...

Meerkat

Meerkat

Meerkat Genus and Species: Suricata suricatta Meerkats are active carnivores that live in burrows in Africa. Remarkably social, they live in groups that can number up to 30 individuals (called mobs) that cooperate in keeping watch over the mob and scare off predators...

Large Black Pig

Large Black Pig

Large Black Pig Genus and Species: Sus scrofa domesticus The Large Black pig is a British breed of domestic pig. It is the only British pig that is entirely black. Native Habitat:The Large Black pig is native to Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset in southwestern England....

Bennett’s Wallaby

Bennett’s Wallaby

Bennett's Wallaby Genus and Species: Macropus rufogriseus The Bennett's wallaby has mostly tawny grey fur, with a white chest and belly, and a dark brown muzzle, paws and feet. Native Habitat:Bennett's wallabies are commonly found in eucalyptus forests and open areas...

Alpaca

Alpaca

Alpaca Genus and Species: Vicugna pacos Alpacas are slender-bodied animals with long legs and necks, small heads and large, pointed ears. Native Habitat: Alpacas are one of the domesticated members of the camel (camelid) family, which also includes llamas, guanacos...