Bristol Zoo Success

Bristol Zoo is celebrating its highest visitor numbers for ten years. The milestone is being marked with a visit from the Chief Executive of Visit England

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VIDEO: Kukeña is star attraction at Bristol Zoo

It seems Kukeña the baby gorilla is more interested in a piece of rope than the arrival of Visit England boss James Beresford to Bristol Zoo. Yet his presence has brought in many of the visitors that have made the attraction such a success this summer and prompted the visit.

Here's a short video of the one-year-old, happily playing but never far from his mother.

Bristol Zoo enjoys most visitors in a decade

Bristol Zoo enjoyed summer visitor boost Credit: ITV West

Bristol Zoo had the highest number of visitors for over a decade this summer. The Zoo bucked the national trend, as the wet weather in July, August and September, saw poor turnouts for many other attractions. Their success has prompted a visit from James Beresford, the CEO of Visit England.