MEMPHIS, TN – May 7, 2019 – Memphis Zoo gears up for a busy summer season after seeing record-breaking attendance this spring.
The zoo saw 17,647 people March 23 visited the Zoo, breaking its previous single day attendance record of 15,989 on March 15, 2013—the month Memphis Zoo first opened Stingray Cove.
The Memphis Zoo welcomes everyone to experience all the fun the zoo offers, especially the seasonal exhibits and animal encounters that are now open: Giraffe Feeding Adventure, Camel Excursion, Stingray Cove and more.
For more information, visit www.memphiszoo.org.
About Memphis Zoo
Memphis Zoo, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is home to more than 4,500 animals representing more than 500 different species. Recently named as one of the top zoos in the country by TripAdvisor® and by USA Today, Memphis Zoo has completed over $93 million in renovations and expansion since the early 1990s. The Zoo’s animal inhabitants reside in one-of-a-kind exhibitry, such as Once Upon A Farm, The Commercial Appeal Cat Country, Primate Canyon, Animals of the Night, Northwest Passage, Teton Trek, CHINA - home to giant pandas YaYa and Le Le, and the all-new Zambezi River Hippo Camp. Memphis Zoo was founded in 1906 and resides on 70 acres in the middle of Overton Park. It is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Memphis Zoo, YaYa and Le Le are trademarks of Memphis Zoo.
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