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Zoo Boise's Easter EGGstravaganza

Saturday, April 12

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Zoo Boise's annual Easter event is an egg-citing opportunity for kids of all ages, not only to hunt for eggs but also to meet some of the zoo's newest residents, like a baby anteater and a wallaby joey.

Activities for the family include egg scrambles, face painting, bean-bag tosses, photo ops with the Easter Bunny, visiting the zoo exhibits and Easter egg hunts, which will be scheduled every half-hour--age-specific categories will ensure egg-cellent results for even the smallest searchers. But Easter isn't only for the humans: Easter-themed animal-enrichment activities are planned throughout the day, in which Zoo Boise inhabitants will get tasty tidbits hidden in decorative boxes or papier-mache eggs hand-made by local Girl Scout troops. The animals who get to eggs-amine the brightly colored containers include lions, maned wolves, tigers, warty pigs, sugar gliders, cranes, vultures, meerkats, spider monkeys, tamarins and more. Both the kids and animals will be egg-static.

For more information on age-specific egg scramble schedules, as well as animal-enrichment times, visit the Zoo Boise website.