A student too scared to feed the 26-year-old rhino and is guided Singapore Zoo’s Mathias Quek.

“Recognition like this takes a team effort and they all work to make our zoo the best”, she said.

In the world rankings, the San Diego Zoo beat out Loro Parque of Puerto de la Cruz, Spain, and the Singapore Zoo.

“As Singapore marks its 50th anniversary of independence in 2015, Singapore Zoo is proud to contribute towards highlighting the nation on the world travel map”, said Dr Cheng Wen-Haur, Chief Life Sciences Officer, Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

Freeholder Marie Hayes, who oversees the Cape May County Park and Zoo, reported that as a result of the TripAdvisor designation, the staff and some animals were invited to participate in a live segment of Fox and Friends in New York City on Saturday July 17, from 8 a.m.to 10 a. m. The Adventure Cove Waterpark ranked ninth in the water park category.

For Singapore Zoo, it came in ahead of Thailand’s Khao Kheow Open Zoo and China’s Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park in Guangzhou. In total, 289 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, India, South America, South Pacific, the United Kingdom and the U.S. The awards are based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers across the globe.