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petting zoos and animal talks

We are the original Animal Educational Company, established in 1968 and based at Smestow Wildlife Park in Staffordshire. Do you fancy something a bit different at your School, Care Home, Birthday Party or Event? Everyone loves animals, so our educational animal talks and mobile petting zoos are perfect to ensure your event is memorable, as we delve into the worlds of invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Discover a new world with The Animal Man

Not your average School experience!

Ever had a snake wrapped around your shoulders or held a tarantula in your hand? Learn and love at our educational talks, brought directly to your nursery, school, care home or community centre. All animals are tame and in most cases can be handled or petted, allowing you the unique opportunity to experience something a little bit different, teaching as we go!

A Mini Zoo at your Event

We bring our own gazebo, tables and chairs and usually 2 members of staff. The mini zoo set up encourages families to wonder over and learn about the animals there, with the experienced staff on hand to help and give information.

Animals for the MINI ZOO include:
  • Mini beasts and tarantulas
  • Snakes
  • Amphibians
  • Lizards
  • Mammals

We bring the zoo to you. Contact The Animal Man for an unforgettable educational experience in the whole of the West Midlands. Call on 
07813 895 241 or email us at
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