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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium welcomes one millionth visitor of the year – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2022-08-04 20:06:54 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) — Hot temperatures across Omaha may have slowed some other activity in the region, but not at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. They welcomed his millionth visitor of the year on Thursday.

Greeted by energetic staff and reptiles, the millionth visitor entered the zoo and was treated to a special day.

Papillion’s Jeanina Hunt came to the zoo with her daughters Camilla and Juliana to celebrate Juliana’s 4th birthday.

“I think we were all shocked. It was like, ‘Is this really happening?’ Like pinching me,” Hunt said.

The zoo expected visitors for this milestone to arrive at approximately 10:15 am. The Hunt family arrived at 10:52 am.

“There were two long lines, and there seemed to be women hiding there. I was just going to go there, but it was… fine,” said Hunt.

Hunt said he knew the millionth visitor event would take place today, but didn’t expect to be the winner.

“I come here a lot because we’re both homeschooled. I love coming here in the winter, especially because it’s quiet and empty. I just come here all year round,” says Hunt. Told.

And to continue the birthday celebrations, have a nice day.

“She’s going to see a slightly different side of the zoo,” said Denise Pate, CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. , go behind the scenes to feed sea lions, take a free drive through the zoo, enjoy lunch, gift shops and more.”

Plus, a one-year free membership to the zoo.

“It’s a blessing,” Hunt said. It’s a real blessing for

If you’re a Golden Birthday Girl, you’re looking forward to a day of unlimited carousel rides and animal feeding.

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