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Animals big and small delight at traveling petting zoo

May 30, 2018 GMT

BARBOURSVILLE — The Great American Petting Zoo is back in the region. The free exhibit gives folks a chance to cuddle, pet and feed a variety of animals — including llamas, wallabies and African pygmy goats — through Friday, June 1, at multiple Tri-State locations.

The petting zoo made a stop at the Barboursville Foodfair on Tuesday. It will be at Culloden Foodfair on Wednesday, May 30; Foodland in Chapmanville on Thursday, May 31; and Foodland in Buffalo on Friday, June 1.

Up to 30 animals roam freely in the petting zoo, including exotic sheep, Vietnamese potbellied pigs, bantam chickens, miniature call ducks and newborn animals on occasion.


Admission to the petting zoo is free with any purchase from a participating grocer. For more information, visit www.greatamericanpettingzoo.com.