Meet the Emus, Alpacas and Fallow Deer
On site Animal Park
We have 3 Fallow Deer, all are skittish in nature and tend to run as soon as they see anyone, although less likely to run at feeding time, they still won't come too close. They like to lay under their favourite tree which is behind one of the cabins.
On the 4th September 2015 we acquired Hector (black) then 2 1/2 years old. On the 15th of October we were lucky enough to purchase a five month old two tone alpaca by the name of Picasso.
On the 15th November, a surprise phone call led to us getting 3 emus who were then only three months old. Now fully grown females, they won't listen when being told to be nice to each other (especially at feeding times). The 'Boss' as we call her is Sprinkler (because you get soaked if you stand nearby when she is drinking), Raptor (reminds you of a velociraptor when she eats her lettuce) and Nippy (well not so much anymore....just when she was younger).
The alpacas and emus still love to follow us around and are very inquisitive, especially when they think you have food!
Occasionally they are allowed to go into the accommodation area when there are no guests and they clearly enjoy the change of environment. Because they follow us around, they are easy to move back in the animal park.