3 Palms Petting Zoo
3 Palms Petting Zoo
3 Palms Zoo & Education Center
3 Palms Zoo &Education Center

3 Palms Zoo & Education Center

We are Delaware's only hands on, interactive, rescue Zoo & Education center!  Here guests can socialize with exotic, wild & domestic animals in a natural woodland surrounding.  We offer hand feeding and petting of domestic animals such as; Llamas, Alpaca, Goats, Ducks, Sheep, Geese, Donkey, Chickens, Pigs & Mini Pigs, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Hedgehog, and an Emu.  We also house non-releasable wild animals for educational purposes such as:  Raccoon, Opossums, Screech Owls, Skunks, Silver Fox, Red Fox, Turkey Vulture, Turtles, Wild Turkeys, a Groundhog, Fish & American Crows, a Common Raven, and imprinted Canada Geese.  3 Palms also exhibits many rare & exotic birds for viewing. Our two Asia & South Pacific Aviaries are home to Red Jungle Fowl, Peacocks, Exotic Pheasants, Black Sumatras, Mandarin Ducks, and an Indian Fantail Pigeon.  Migratory Waterfowl (including Wood Ducks & Shovelers), Pheasants, Cackling Geese, Laughing Gulls, and our Northern Diamond Back Terrapin call the Coastal North America Habitat home.  Finally our new Rainforest Habitat houses a pair of White Faced Whistling Tree Ducks, Side-Neck Turtles, Polly the Military Macaw, and a few other reptiles & amphibians. Our grand attraction is Tick-Tock, Delaware's only Alligator! 
*Reptile Shows every Saturday through October 31st at noon*

Our Services

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Where to find us:

3 Palms Zoo
924 Blackbird Forest Rd
Clayton, DE  19938
(302) 715-1326

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What's New!

  • Three-Toed Box Turtle
  • Spotted Turtle
  • Dumpy Tree Frog
  • Morticia the Turkey Vulture
  • Leopard Geckos
  • Greater Black-Backed Gull

In the works!

  • Parking lot

In the future!

  • Goose Pond
  • Updated Turkey Enclosure
  • Reptile House

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