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Jacksonville Zoo Named In Top 25 Best Zoos In US

Jul 21, 2015
News4Jax

TripAdvisor has named the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens (JZG) as one of the Top 25 Zoos in the United States. TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top attractions based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for zoos and aquariums worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

“The staff and board of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens have been working so hard and so long to make our zoo a place the entire community can love and take pride in,” said Tony Vecchio, Executive Director of JZG,

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