November 19, 2018

Omaha zoo and California aquarium named best in the world: TripAdvisor

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha has been named the world’s best zoo in a new ranking by crowdsourced online travel review site TripAdvisor.

Of the 275 world class zoos and aquariums, the Omaha park — which has a history that dates back to 1894 — took top billing for its range of exhibits and animals, including rainforest, butterfly, gorilla and Madagascan pavilions.

The results were compiled using an algorithm that took into account the quality and quantity of reviews for zoos and aquariums over a 12-month period.

Leading the international