If you've been to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, there's no question it should receive this kind of honor... If you haven't been, maybe this will inspire you to finally visit!
According to KRDO;
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs was voted the fourth best zoo in North America, according to the USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards.
It's the fourth consecutive year that the local zoo has made it onto the top 10 list. This year, the Rocky Mountain Wild Exhibit was also voted the second best zoo exhibit in North America.
The 2020 USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Top Ten Best Zoos in North America, in ranking order, are:
- Fort Worth Zoo - Fort Worth
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – Cincinnati
- Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium - Omaha, Neb.
- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Colorado Springs
- Brevard Zoo - Melbourne, Fla.
- Audubon Zoo - New Orleans
- San Diego Zoo - San Diego
- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – Tucson
- Dallas Zoo – Dallas
- Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - Palm Desert, Calif.