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St. Louis Zoo receives national, international recognition

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – St. Louis is getting recognition for its zoo as one of the top zoos to visit both in the country and in the world.

The travel site TripAdvisor released their lists for best zoos and aquariums to visit in America and in the world. This year, TripAdvisor ranked the zoo No. 3 nationally and No. 8 on the international list. The previous year, the St. Louis Zoo was given the No. 3 spot nationally and the No. 4 spot internationally.

In total, 289 winning zoos and aquariums were identified in the lists, according to a statement released by TripAdvisor.

The travel website said the winners were determined using an algorithm that considered quantity and quality of the reviews made by visitors of the zoos and aquariums. The algorithm used reviews made on TripAdvisor in the last 12 months

TripAdvisor also ranked the zoo third for the website’s list of “Things to do In St. Louis.”

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