Action Wildlife Foundation, Inc.

337 Torrington Road, Goshen, CT 06756.

Rte. 4. (860) 482-4465 and (860) 491-9191. Tour 116 acres by foot, car or hayride to view over 32 species of exotic animals from around the world. Petting zoo. Museum displays taxidermy animals from around the world in their natural settings, including two waterfalls! Live reptile center includes large iguana habitat and hands on educational center for kids. Farm open Apr.-Nov.

Southwind Farms

223 Morris Town Line Road, Watertown, CT 06795.

(860) 274-9001. Take a break from the hectic world around you and come visit our 40+ alpacas. Bring your camera to capture the antics of these curious, gentle animals whose fleece is comparable to cashmere, though more durable. Alpacas and their yarn are available for purchase at competitive prices. Tours are available by appointment. Check out our website for special events.