South America

Eavesdrop on the constant conversation of the flock of flamingos. Meet the guanaco, a relative of the llama. See the variety of macaws at the Mayan Ruins. Don't forget to visit the Primate Discovery Center to meet the cotton-headed tamarin and golden lion tamarin monkeys.

Exhibit Animals

View photos of animals on exhibit at the Idaho Falls Zoo (PDF).
Hyacinth Macaw
Photo: Megan Donovan
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
Golden Lion Tamarin Leontopithecus rosalia
Greater Rhea Rhea
Guanaco Lama guanicoe
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
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