One of Ohio’s zoos ranked best in the country, new poll reveals


CINCINNATI, Ohio (WJW) — One of Ohio’s zoos was ranked the best in the country according to a recent poll.

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ranked No. 1 in the nation on USA Today’s 10 Best Summer Readers’ poll.

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According to the news outlet, a panel of experts picked the initial nominees but the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

The poll ranked the following as the country’s best zoos:

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – Cincinnati, Ohio
Fort Worth Zoo – Fort Worth, Texas
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium – Omaha, Nebraska
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nashville Zoo – Nashville, Tennessee
Brevard Zoo – Melbourne, Florida
Audubon Zoo – New Orleans, Louisiana
Saint Louis Zoo – Saint Louis, Missouri
Dallas Zoo – Dallas, Texas
Denver Zoo – Denver, Colorado

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The Cincinnati Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the nation. It features several animal habitats and exhibits.

It is also home to world-famous Fiona the Hippo. (Watch the video below for our previous report on Fiona.)

You can learn more about the Cincinnati Zoo by visiting the organization’s website.


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