15 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Henry Doorly Zoo And Aquarium In Nebraska

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is quite the draw for visitors from both within and outside of Nebraska. It’s the state’s top paid-attendance attraction, and it continually earns the highest accolades from tourists and from official zoo organizations. But even if you’ve been here a thousand times, there are probably some things you didn’t know about our beloved zoo.

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The zoo holds a lot of great memories for everyone who has had the good fortune to visit over the years. If you haven’t been here yet, what are you waiting for? TripAdvisor named it the best zoo in the world, so it’s definitely worth the trip.