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Name a Cockroach

Show your love this Valentine’s Day

by naming a Zoo Boise cockroach after that special someone, your best friend, or your favorite family member. After purchasing, we will email you the certificate. Just respond with what you want to name the cockroach (must be approved by Zoo Boise staff) and we’ll add it to the website. The cost is only $10 or pair it with a discounted behind the scenes tour to give an extra special gift!

Name a Cockroach Certificate

After purchasing, we will email you the certificate. Just respond with what you want to name the cockroach (must be approved by Zoo Boise staff) and we’ll add it to the website. The cost is only $10 or pair it with a discounted behind the scenes tour to give an extra special gift!

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Name a Cockroach Certificate + Private Giraffe Tour

This package includes a private giraffe tour for 2 people. Tours last approximately 30 minutes and must be booked out at least a week in advance. All tours are animal and weather permitting. Giraffe tour includes going behind the scenes and feeding the giraffes, but no touching is allowed. The cost for this package is only $45.

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Name a Cockroach Certificate + Private Penguin Tour

This package includes a private penguin tour for 2 people. Tours last approximately 30 minutes and must be booked out at least a week in advance. All tours are animal and weather permitting. Penguin tour includes going behind the scenes and feeding the penguins, but no touching is allowed. The cost for this package is only $45.

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Name a Cockroach Certificate + Private Aldabra Tortoise Tour

This package includes a private Aldabra tortoise tour for 2 people. Aldabra tortoise tours last approximately 20 minutes and must be booked out at least a week in advance. All tours are animal and weather permitting. This tour includes going behind the scenes and meeting and touching an Aldabra tortoise, but no feeding will occur. The cost for this package is only $35.

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Named Cockroaches

Current list of named cockroaches:

Alex the Husband
Amanda
Anjelica
Arlen Awesome-O
Aubrey
Ava
Baby Jo
Baby King
Ben
Big Bug JMT
Big Guy
Brigham
Bubba
Cameron
Carissisima Maxima
Chaser the Cockroach
Chloe
Claire
CM Arias
Coach Jeff
Danny
Darling Drew
David Aloysius Zabel Jr. III.
David C.
Designated Survivor
Destinee the Diva
Destinie Jr.
Dilly Dilly
Dr. (Chuck) Parker
Dr. Mark
Dr. Warner
Eddie Money
Finneus C. Roach
Geradith
Gus
Henry
Henry Danger
Henry James
I am Roach
I am RPGDM
Jaco
Joseng Lee
Judie Bradburn
Karen
Katiebug
Kenziebug
Lovely Lilliana
M. Canteroach
MaizyDaisy
Mama Cheryl
Mary Bouman
Max
Melissa
Melvin
Mike
Mike Wazowski
Miss Carol Coyle
Mister Christopher
Misty
Mithrandir
Morganne Shepherd
Nick Crawford
Oliver Purkle
P-dirt
Popperdoos
Princess Priseis
Princess Stephy
Sam the Man
Samuel H. Bounds
Sloth Ron
Smashley
Special KK
Spence
Super Saiyan Jerod
Susie Manweller
Taco
Teagan
Teryn
The III
Tiny Ty
TJohn
Tom Jenkins
Trotsky
Vero
Wendy
William Aubrey

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