Africa

The zoo exhibits several African species including:
  • De Brazza's Monkeys
  • Duiker Antelope
  • Grey Crowned Crane
  • Hornbills
  • Sacred Ibis
  • Servals
Join our pair of African lions in keeping an eye on the Grant's Zebra herd in the next exhibit or see our 600-pound Aldabra Tortoise munch grass. Come explore Kamp Kiwanja and the Mara Aviaries where you can discover what it's like to be a researcher in the African Savannah.

Exhibit Animals


View photos of animals on exhibit at the Idaho Falls Zoo (PDF).
serval mom and cub Ray Thomas
 Animal  Scientific Name
African Lion Panthera leo
African Spurred Tortoise Geochelone sulcata
Aldabra Tortoise Aldabrachelys gigantea
Black-and white Colobus Colobus guereza
Black-footed Penguin Spheniscus demersus
Blue-bellied Roller
Coracias cyanogaster
Cape Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena
De Brazza's Monkey Cercopithecus neglectus
Double-toothed Barbet Lybius bidentatus aequatorialis
Grant's Zebra Equus burchellii boehmi
Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Leopard Tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus
Red-flanked Duiker Cephalophus rufilatus
Red-ruffed Lemur Varecia rubra
Ring-tailed Lemur Lemur catta
Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Serval Leptailurus serval
Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes brevis
Snowy-headed Robin Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Superb Starling Spreo superbus
Taveta Golden Weaver Ploceus castaneiceps
White-bellied Go-away Bird Corythaixoides leucogaster
White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis
White-headed Buffalo Weaver Dinemellia dinemelli