Animal Friend Activity Badge 


  • Know how to care for an animal, fish or insect.
  • Know about the correct food to feed the animal, including type, variety and quantity.
  • Know about the habitat of the animal, such as where it sleeps etc.
  • Know how to exercise the animal.
  • Keep a record of the food given to the animal and what you do with the animal for a period of two weeks.


Animal Friend Activity Badge Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo

10:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo

10:30 – Zoo tour with focus on animal care

11:30 – Animal diet talk

12:00 – Diet trail around the Zoo

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – Close Encounters afternoon with emphasis on habitats health checks, enrichment and handling

15:00 – End of day


This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.


For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.