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Zoo Idaho, Pocatello

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Zoo Idaho, formerly the Pocatello Zoo, has been a haven and sanctuary for native North American species for over 80 years. The animals exhibited at the Zoo were injured, orphaned, imprinted on humans or captive born. In any case, they would not survive in the wild. For these reasons they have become ambassadors for their kind, helping educate the public about wildlife conservation and habitat preservation.

The Zoo provides a unique opportunity to learn about native wildlife through exhibits, storytelling, classes, and other family programs.

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  • This zoo is one of twelve in the United States that solely focuses on rescue and rehabilitation for our local wildlife. The entire zoo is built around the natural landscape. I love coming here multipl...  more »
  • It's all local critters of the mountain west. The zoo staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. It's a small town operation that is working on many improvements and additions. All the critters are re...  more »
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  • You wouldn't think that a small place like this would have a zoo, but they do! It's right on the lace rock and for what I've been told by countless locals, it's actually a cool place. The have some new wetlands exhibit, so if your wondering if it's worth the money and the time, it is for sure! I would definitely go back because the wetland exhibit looks like its gonna be awesome.
  • The zoo was nice. Native breeds shown. It's a growing zoo and you can tell they are putting effort into it. All the staff was nice and were all caring for the animals. It's a walk so bring good shoes. Expect little ones to tire out.

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