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Posted on: July 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Idaho Falls Zoo Offers Zoo Camp for Teachers in August


Hey educators! Looking for a fun teacher development program this summer? Join us at the Idaho Falls Zoo August 10 and 11 for our Exotics in Idaho course. This course will investigate the characteristics of animals that live at Idaho Falls Zoo and compare them with species native to Idaho. 

Learn about animal characteristics, biological classification, species management, and zoo collections while you explore the zoo in depth. The class will provide one continuing education credit.

Registration is now OPEN! Visit to register. Please note: on the site you’ll find TWO links (one to register with the zoo and one register with North Nazarene University). You must register at both sites.

Questions? Contact Augusta Grumdahl, Zoo Educator, at [email protected] or call (208) 612-8254.

Stay informed on the fun at the zoo! Follow the Idaho Falls Zoo on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, and subscribe to zoo notices under Notify Me on the City’s website,


Media Note: For additional information or to arrange an interview with zoo staff, please contact City of Idaho Falls Public Information Officer Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306 or at [email protected].

About Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park:   With more than 330 individual animals representing 130 species from all around the globe, the Idaho Falls Zoo has the largest collection of animals in the state of Idaho and is considered the “Best Little Zoo in the West.” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo participates in 44 national Species Survival Plans. Learn more on our website.  

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