AZA Approves Columbus Zoo’s Application to Appeal Accreditation Denial
The AZA Accreditation Commission voted to deny the zoo accreditation in October
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s application to appeal the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' (AZA) decision to deny its accreditation has been approved.
According to the zoo, an appeal hearing has been set for Dec. 13 with the association’s board of directors.
The AZA Accreditation Commission voted to deny the zoo accreditation in October, saying Columbus failed to uphold its standards. The zoo kept its accreditation with the organization for 40 years prior to the denial.
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