Discover What’s Left of Connecticut’s Abandoned 90-Year-Old ‘Little Zoo’
Welcome to the mysterious and captivating world of Connecticut's abandoned 'Little Zoo' nestled inside the Shade Swamp Sanctuary in Farmington. This forgotten treasure holds a rich history that dates back to the 1930s and 1940s. Once a haven for animal rehabilitation, it now stands as a sad and intriguing relic of bygone days.
The Little Zoo became renowned for its compassionate approach to wildlife conservation. As word spread about their success stories, more people began visiting the zoo not only out of curiosity but also with hopes of adopting one of these incredible creatures as pets.
Sadly, like many things in life, everything must come to an end. Over time, financial struggles led to the abandonment of this once vibrant sanctuary. Today, all that remains are remnants of cages covered in vines and memories etched in photographs hidden away by time.