Newquay Zoo rated in country's top 10 by Visit Britain
Newquay Zoo has made it onto the list of top ten zoos in Britain.
Visit Britain, the organisation that promotes the country as a holiday destination, put the Cornish attraction ahead of dozens of others.
Stewart Muir, director at the zoo said staff were thrilled.
He said: "It is fantastic news that Visit Britain, the official tourism body for the UK, has announced Newquay Zoo as being one of the top ten zoos in the country.
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"They were especially impressed with our dedication to worldwide conservation, friendly staff and providing a fantastic visitor experience. "Whilst we are not as large as some of the other zoos on the list, our unique combination of endangered species and welcoming staff has made us a must-see destination for visitors to Cornwall."
The zoo is one of the largest not-for-profit charities in Cornwall.