Exotic animal magic at Sidmouth care home

Marge with a hedgehog

Marge with a hedgehog - Credit: Archant

Residents at Malden House Residential Care Home in Sidmouth got to grips with some unusual animals thanks to a visit from Exeter Exotics.

Joan and Frances with a dragon

Joan and Frances with a dragon - Credit: Archant

A bearded dragon, spiders, snakes and a skunk were all on show.

Home Manager Mark Allen said “Some of our residents didn’t want to get too close and were happy to watch from a distance, but others absolutely loved handling the creatures and finding out more about them.”