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The Zoo

Be introduced to an exciting world of mammals and birds at Sewerby Zoo. Come and meet a wealth of domestic and wild animals from various countries such as pygmy goats from Africa and llamas from South America.

Our newest additions, four ring-tailed lemurs can often be found sunbathing in their fabulous new enclosure.

Firm favourites are our Humboldt penguins who are fed every day at 3pm.

Family of deer

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Sewerby zoo - Our mammals - Micro pig

There are many animals to see at the zoo such as Shetland ponies, capuchin monkeys and alpacas to name but a few.

Sewerby zoo - Adopt an animal

Each adoptee receives an adoption certificate, a key-ring, a quarterly newsletter and two complimentary admission vouchers.

Educational visits

Our experienced and knowledgable zoo staff work closely with schools and colleges.

Our birds

Amongst our resident birds are many species of pheasant, some of which are endangered in the wild and which breed at Sewerby.

Sewerby zoo - encounters

Our Animal Encounters take place daily and are the perfect way to experience our Humboldt penguins up close and personal.