BOISE -- Zoo Boise was the place to be on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

Dozens of families turned out for the Zoo's annual Zoo Daze event.

Along with the giraffes, monkeys and birds on display, families took part in games and face painting.

Zoo Daze is an annual event that officially kicks off the summer season at the zoo.

Looking at all the animals and just having fun. said Dylan Thompson, who enjoyed his day at the zoo.

Kids even got to meet Nickelodeon's Sponge Bob Square Pants.

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