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Our wonderful range

Meet the Animals

Come on down to Kingston Maurward Animal Park and spend a fun-filled day feeding our sheep, alpacas and goats, meet the piglets, miniature Shetland ponies, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs and many more! Learn all about how Kingston Maurward is helping to conserve our animal heritage through our work with the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and enjoy coffee and snacks while children enjoy the play areas. We have a wonderful range of animals who are waiting to meet you, here are a few of our favourites.

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Manx Loaghtan

By the 1950s there were only 43 surviving specimens!

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Poultry

Our collection accommodates an extensive range of rare breeds.

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Hawk

Emma is our performing star; she’s a very dynamic and immersive flyer.

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Wallabies

Our Bennett’s Wallapbies are shy, curious and very fast!

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Guinea Pigs

Come and have a go at a spot of Guinea Pig fishing with us!

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Eagle Owl

Loki has big bright orange eyes for seeing in the dark.

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Pygmy Goats

Billy & Milo are our resident comedians.

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Dexters

Our Dexter herd is one of the rarest herds in Europe!

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Shetland Ponies

Extremely hardy because of their origins and very friendly.

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Alpacas

Drako and Freedom are amoungst our most popular animals!

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Chinese Geese

Very vocal and will come quicly to say hello!

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Portland Sheep

Docile and sociable – children can easily feed these by hand.

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Peafowl

These intelligent birds have unique feathers that give off vibrant colours.

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Rhea

New to the park, these birds are curious and entertaining.

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Saddlebacks

Our noise and excitable award winning saddleback pigs!

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Runner Ducks

Come and meet Zuma, Turbo, Jet and Flash. Catch them if you can!