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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Zoo Idaho Hosts Wild Winter Wildlife Classes for all Ages

How the animals of the Intermountain West survive the winter months will be the topic of a new serie

How the animals of the Intermountain West survive the winter months will be the topic of a new series of classes at Zoo Idaho. 

Every Wednesday in November, zoo staff will be hosting “Wild Winter Wildlife” at the Zoo Education Building, 3100 Avenue of the Chiefs. During the all ages class, attendees will learn about the unique adaptations animals have that help them endure the coldest months of the year. All classes begin at 5 p.m. and run until 6:30 p.m. A full list of classes is included below.

November 7 – Herds

November 14 – Raptors

November 21 – Bears

November 28 – Raccoons

The cost is $10 per class and $8.50 per class for Zoo Idaho Zoological Society members. Advanced registration is required and prospective class members can register at or by calling Zoo staff at 208-234-6264. 

For more information on Zoo Idaho, visit or like Zoo Idaho’s Facebook page at

Zoo Idaho is an indigenous species zoo and is home to numerous orphaned or injured animals from the region who would have likely not survived in the wild.

Zoo Idaho is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting Skyler Beebe at; 208.234.6248; or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

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