Virtual safari: The best zoos and aquariums in the world

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The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha has been named the world’s best zoo in a new ranking by crowdsourced online travel review site TripAdvisor. The results were compiled using an algorithm that took into account the quality and quantity of reviews for zoos and aquariums over a 12-month period. All pictures are from the official websites of the respective zoos and aquariums. Text: AFP

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha has been named the world’s best zoo in a new ranking by crowdsourced online travel review site TripAdvisor. The results were compiled using an algorithm that took into account the quality and quantity of reviews for zoos and aquariums over a 12-month period. All pictures are from the official websites of the respective zoos and aquariums. Text: AFP

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2. San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California

2. San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California

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3. Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Spain

3. Loro Parque, Puerto de la Cruz, Spain

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4. St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, Missouri

4. St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, Missouri

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5. Singapore Zoo, Singapore

5. Singapore Zoo, Singapore

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Here are the top 5 aquariums:1. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California

Here are the top 5 aquariums:1. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California

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2. Oceanario de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

2. Oceanario de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

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3. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia

3. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia

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Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee

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5. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

5. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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