NEW ORLEANS - Audubon Zoo has been named one of the nation's top 10 zoos by TripAdvisor, a large travel web site.
The site said it utilized millions of user reviews and opinions in formulating its list.
A spokesperson said Audubon Zoo was noted for offering visitors the chance to participate in hands on activities alongside swamp-side attractions and also has an on-site water park for visitors to enjoy while taking a break from the animal exhibits located at the zoo.
The top 10 zoos include:
1. Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, NE
2. St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, MI
3. Cape May County Park & Zoo, Cape May Court House, NJ
4. Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Columbia, SC
5. Memphis Zoo, Memphis, TN
6. San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA
7. Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS
8. Brevard Zoo, Melbourne, FL
9. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO
10. Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, LA