Omaha Zoo Brings in Big Crowds for 2013
CREATED Jan. 14, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Attendance at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium topped 1.6 million in 2013, making it the second-busiest year in the zoo's history.
The zoo announced Monday that total attendance was 1,608,349. The figure was second only to the 2012 attendance of 1.7 million.
The total attendance includes those who attended some of 955 programs offered by the zoo, including classes, day camps, campouts and other activities. More than 38,000 children and adults took part in those activities.
Big crowds also were drawn by the births of animals, including five African lion cubs, a pygmy hippo and penguin chicks.
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