Tucson’s desert museum among 30 best zoos in the country, list says

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has been recognized nationwide yet again. 

“Knowledgeable staff and docents make the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum —  a multipurpose complex featuring a zoo, a botanical garden, a natural history museum, an aquarium and an art gallery — an educational must-see,” U.S. News says.

The list notes the facility’s use of invisible fencing in animal habitats, the two miles of walking trails, thousands of plants and the seasonal Raptor Free Flight demonstration. 

Besides Tucson’s beloved desert museum, the list also includes popular spots such as the San Diego Zoo and the Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde. See the full list here.

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