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Do you know that a sloth bear’s favorite treats are bugs? In the wild, sloth bears are expert ant and termite eaters. Here’s your chance to feed a sloth bear some mealworms through a special feeding tube in the exhibit. The Sloth Bear Encounter is open daily and up to 25 visitors may participate.
At the Sloth Bear Encounter, you’ll receive mealworms for only $3 and 100% of the proceeds from the Intermountain Eye Centers Sloth Bear Encounter go to the Zoo Boise Conservation Fund.
Payment is only accepted at the encounter station. Cash and check only.
The Sloth Bear Encounter is generously sponsored by Intermountain Eye Centers.