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Idaho Falls Idaho - October is Indigenous Peoples Month at the Idaho Falls Zoo 22 September 2022 ( news )
Idaho Falls , state Idaho ( By Press Release office)
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IDAHO FALLS - - Thanks to the generous support of Battelle Energy Alliance , the Idaho Falls Zoo will offer admission for only $0 . 50 to all American Indian/Alaska Natives from Oct . 1 through 16 in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day .
This special admission rate is valid for all ages when you show proof of tribal affiliation or descendant status at zoo admissions during the promotional period . The rate is only valid for general admission and does not include fundraisers or special events . ......The land where Idaho Falls Zoo is now located , and in fact the entire Snake River plain , is the traditional homeland of the Shoshone and Bannock Tribes . As stewards of the region for hundreds of years , we honor their care and commitment to our environment and its wildlife . It is a call to all of us to do our part to care for our homelands and to seek ways we can support and conserve local and global wildlife .
The Idaho Falls Zoo will be open only on Fridays , Saturdays , and Sundays Oct . 1 through 16 from 9:30 a . m . to 5 p . m . For information on other zoo events in October , visit
https://www . idahofallsidaho . gov/799/Events
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Media Note:For more information or to schedule an interview with zoo staff , please first contact Public Information Officer , Eric Grossarth , ( 208 ) 612 - 8562 or
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 is known as the “Best Little Zoo in the West . ” Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums , the zoo participates in 44 Species Survival Plans . Learn more on our
. It’s always a great day at the zoo! Daily admission is a steal of a deal at only $8 for adults ( ages 13 - 61 ) , $6 . 50 for seniors ( 62+ ) , $5 . 00 for children ( ages 3 - 12 ) , and $0 . 50 for ages 2 and under .
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