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Fota Wildlife Park Ranked Amongst Top 25 Zoos in Europe

Fota Wildlife Park has today been named as one of the top 25 zoos/animal parks in Europe as part of global travel reviewing site Tripadvisors Travellers Choice Awards.

Fota Wildlife Park has been recognised by Tripadvisor in the past having been awarded the certificate of excellence for the last number of years and is currently ranked as the number 1 thing to do in Cork. Today's announcement from Tripadvisor is great achievement for the Cork attracition as Fota Wildlife Park is placed in 24th out of over 300 zoos and parks that exist across Europe.

Speaking about the announcement head of marketing Stephen Ryan added "we are delighted that the public regard us as one of the best animal parks in Europe, we have invested a lot in the park over the last couple of years and todays placing is a welcome acknowledgment for the work that we are doing". Fota Wildlife Park last week opened the second phase of it's Asian Sanctuary which is home to a 2 1/2 year old Indian Rhino Jamil. This followed on from the successful opening of the Tiger Forest and Tropical House in 2014 which brought a record number of 438,000 visitors to the park making it the most visited attraction in the south west of Ireland.