355 Julia Davis Drive, Boise, 384-4260, www.zooboise.org
Whether youre young or old, youll never get tired of the attractions and animals at Zoo Boise.
It is a living science facility with more than 201 animals from 83 species. Its a place to learn about the natural world and the importance of protecting and preserving it for generations to come.
Thats why Zoo Boise attracts more than 365,000 visitors a year.
Attractions are always changing at the zoo, and it keeps things interesting. New this spring are two red pandas and a baby Patagonian cavy. Dont forget favorite attractions such as the Wallaby Walkabout, which gives you a chance to see these small marsupials from Australia up close. You can also get nose to nose with a giraffe or walk with the butterflies. Butterflies in Bloom is one of the most popular exhibits; you can stroll through a flower-filled greenhouse with hundreds of colorful butterflies.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in summer and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in winter. Admission: adults (12-61) $7; seniors (62 and over) $4.50; children (4-11) $4.25; 3 and under are free.
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