(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.