Posted: Mar 1, 2012 1:54 AM by Kirsten Bennett
Updated: Mar 1, 2012 7:55 AM
We need your help! The "News 5" elephant is campaigning for your votes to win a behind-the-scenes experience at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for some lucky viewers.
The proud designers of this one-of-a-kind elephant... News 5 Today's Adam Atchison and Jennifer Horbelt. Believe it or not, they finished their artwork in just five minutes!
Voting starts today and runs through March 7th. To vote, CLICK HERE.
You can also be a part of the zoo's biggest project ever and support the new Encounter African exhibit.
Step 1: Get Yours!
Visit any one of 17 U.S. Bank branches in Southern Colorado to get your very own elephant bank with just a $50 donation. You can also find the banks at the Zoo's front gate (open daily 9am-4pm) or online.
Step 2: Get the Glue Gun....and SAY "CHEESE!"
Channel you inner Picasso! The bank is yours to keep, so make it your own by decorating it however you choose. Snap a picture of your completed masterpiece and email it by April 1st to be included in a one-of-a-kind art installation inside the new Encounter Africa exhibit.
For details on the contest and how to get started, CLICK HERE.