Sedgwick County Zoo elephant exhibit nominated for award

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The Sedgwick County Zoo's elephant exhibit has been nominated for the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Award for Best Zoo Exhibit.

The Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley opened in May of 2016. The 5-acre exhibit is the third largest elephant habitat in the country. The African elephants have access to both indoor and outdoor spaces, including a 550,000-gallon pool, while visitors can observe these gentle giants from the comfort of a covered pavilion.    

Votes can be cast daily online here

The poll will end Monday, April 22. 

The zoo is located at 5555 West Zoo Boulevard in Wichita. 

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