Thursday, June 01, 2017

Butterflies in Bloom returns to Zoo Boise

One of Zoo Boise’s most popular exhibits is back!  

Butterflies in Bloom will open today (June 1) and will stay at Zoo Boise through Labor Day.  Visitors will stroll through a flower filled greenhouse as hundreds of colorful butterflies from Costa Rica fly above and around them.  Entry to Butterflies in Bloom is included with admission to Zoo Boise.   

Summer hours at Zoo Boise are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, June 1 through Labor Day.  Admission is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors age 62 and older, $7.00 for children ages 3-11, and free for children age 2 and younger. Friends of Zoo Boise Annual Pass Holders are admitted free.  For more information, check out www.zooboise.org or call (208) 608-7760.

Zoo Boise invites the community to Keep Your World Wild; the zoo turns the act of visiting the zoo into a conservation action. Zoo Boise is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, a national organization that supports excellence in animal care, conservation, education and science.