South America

Take a seat on the plaza in this South American exhibit complex. Eavesdrop on the constant conversation between the Patagonian Conures or within the flock of flamingos. Meet the guanaco, a relative of the llama. Don't miss the variety of macaws at the Mayan Ruins. Don't forget to visit the Primate Discovery Center to meet the cotton-headed tamarin and Goeldi's monkey.

Exhibit Animals

View photos of animals on exhibit at the Idaho Falls Zoo (PDF).
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Scientific Name
Blue and Yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera
Cotton-top Tamarin Saguinus oedipus
Elegant Crested Tinamou Eudromia elegans
Goeldi's Monkey Callimico goeldii
Greater Rhea Rhea
Guanaco Lama guanicoe
Guira Cuckoo Guira guira
Military Macaw Ara militaris
Patagonian Cavy Dolichotis patagonum
Ringed Teal Callonetta leucophrys
Roseate Spoonbill Ajaia ajaja
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata