October 15, 2018

Tennessee Aquarium scores high marks in accreditation evaluation

The Tennessee Aquarium, one of the most popular aquariums in the U.S., earned extra credit recently in its evaluation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) during the organization’s conference recently in Memphis.

The aquarium, located on the banks of the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, was evaluated in everything from animal care and conservation to education and safety. AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy was impressed with the results. “As a proven leader in the care and conservation of wildlife and education outreach, the Tennessee Aquarium is ranked among the best zoos and aquariums in the world,” Maddy said

Source: http://www.nola.com/travel/index.ssf/2014/03/tennessee_aquarium_scores_high.html