St. Louis Zoo sets attendance record in 2012

St. Louis Zoo sets attendance record in 2012

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A tiger enjoys the 74 degree weather at the Saint Louis Zoo in St. Louis on December 3, 2012. Temperatures will remain above average for atleast another week. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 10:40 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 17 at 12:28 AM

(KMOV) – More people went to the St. Louis Zoo last year more than ever before, zoo officials announced Monday.

According to officials, 3,519,926 visited the zoo in 2012. That’s among tops in the country and more than 500,000 more visitors than the 3,019,597 that visited the zoo in 2011.

The previous zoo attendance record was 3,101,830, which was set in 2009.

Officials say the zoo received  a 9.4 satisfaction rating on a 10-point scale by visitors, the best it’s ever received.

 

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