New jellyfish, African cichlid exhibit opens at Zoo Boise
Zoo Boise has opened a new jellyfish and African cichlid fish
exhibit featuring tanks with moon jellies swimming in the
current and one aquarium with mbuna cichlid fish.
Mbuna cichlid fish are native to Lake Malawi in Africa.
Visitors can see these new exhibits by entering the African
Schoolhouse next to the lion exhibit.
The jellyfish and cichlids are the first aquarium exhibit at Zoo
Zoo Boise is accredited by the Association of Zoos &
Aquariums, a national organization that supports excellence in
animal care, conservation, education and science. Located in
Julia Davis Park, Zoo Boise is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily year
round. For more information, see www.zooboise.org or call (208)
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