During the hour long experience, you’ll start by meeting our friendly Raccoon Dogs and feeding our Coati’s from the outside of their enclosure. You’ll then move onto our Striped Skunks who are always happy for a cuddle (where you will also meet our Virginia Opossum) before finally meeting Little Bear our titular Raccoon.
The first animal you’ll meet are our Raccoon Dogs – these fantastic animals are not at all related to Raccoons but share similar looks. During your time with them you’ll get to hand feed them and learn all about their wild habits.
After them you will briefly move to our Coatis. Due to their unpredictable nature, you won’t be allowed inside the enclosure but will be encouraged to hand feed them from outside.
The next animal you will meet is on our skunks who are always happy for a cuddle. They live with our Virginia Opossum (one of the only ones in a zoo in the UK) so during this time you will also get the opportunity to see him up close.
You’ll finish the experience with Little Bear the Raccoon. Raccoons are fascinating animals and thanks to a certain superhero are currently top of many peoples ‘Bucket List’. However, during your time with Bear you will be taught all about how these animals act in the wild and will be invited to hand feed and possibly stroke him (should he be happy to do so).
Please be aware that as our animals welfare is of utmost importance and we are privileged to be able to get so close to these species – we will not force our animals to do anything against their nature and all interaction is done on their terms.