EdZOOcate ZooTrunks

EdZOOcate ZooTrunks allow you to bring part of the Zoo to your classroom. These trunks contain props, biofacts, and other hands-on items for your students to explore, as well as a binder with valuable background information for instructional use.


What: Biofact Trunks for your classroom use. Rental periods of one week.

Cost: $40 per week. Borrower must pick up and return trunks to the zoo.

How: Email outreach@zoomontana.org to reserve and schedule pickup.

Prepayment is required. Late returns are subject to additional week rental fee.

Available ZooTrunks


  • Background Information Binder
  • Grizzly Bear Hide
  • Bear Skull
  • Casting of a Grizzly Bear Print
  • 2 Books: Zoobooks:Bears x2
  • Black Bear vs. Grizzly Bear Poster
  • Paw Print Posters
  • Owner of the Earth: Grizzly Bear Educational Activities
  • Bear Spray Canister
  • Black Bear Claws

Dinosaurs and Fossils

  • Dinosaurs and Fossils Background Information Binder
  • Brachiopod Fossils
  • Clam & Snail Fossils with Green Display Cloth
  • Fish Scales on Rock
  • Deinonychus Skull
  • Oyster & Squid Fossils
  • 5 Claws: Utahraptor, Allosaurus, Deinonychus, 2 Velociraptor, Therizinosaurus, and “Hand” Claw with Joint
  • 1 Tooth: Tyrannosaurus
  • Dinosaur Bone Pieces
  • Dinosaurs of Montana and Activities Packet

Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Reptiles and Amphibians Background Information Binder
  • 4 Posters
  • Bull Snake Shed
  • Reticulated Python Skin
  • Turtle Shell
  • Frog Development Case
  • 2 Small Snake Skin Sheds
  • Amphibian Alert Activity Booklet with Disk

Other Zoo Outreach Resources