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Facts and figures

By Chester Zoo

In 1949:

319,423 people visited Chester Zoo,
50,387 people paid for admission to the Aquarium,
the Reptile House doubled this figure with 102,613 paying for admission,
27,993 went for a motor boat trip around the bird island,
33,866 children had a donkey ride,
AND 30,350 people had an elephant ride.

See more: Special Zoo Moments