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For a small zoo, Idaho Falls Zoo has an incredible diversity of animals. More than 330 animals belonging to 120 species from all over the world live in spacious, natural enclosures. The zoo, which is considered one of the best small zoos in the country, is part of the popular, large Tautphaus Park, one of the largest and oldest in Idaho Falls. There are 28 African species, including penguins, zebras, lions, and lemurs. Snow leopards, sloth bears, and red-crowned cranes come from Asia, while pelicans, otters, and golden eagles represent North America and kookaburra, singing dogs, and wallabies can be found in the section on Australia. There is also a children’s zoo with sheep, pigs, and goats that kids can feed and pet.
2725 Carnival Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, Phone: 208-612-8422
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