Sedgwick County Zoo elephant habitat takes second in national contest

May 04, 2019 - 8:49 am

The Sedgwick County Zoo’s Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley habitat was announced as the second place winner in the 2019 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for Best Zoo Exhibit. 

Omaha Zoo’s Lied Jungle took the top honor. 

This is one of many awards that the elephant habitat at the Sedgwick County Zoo has won.  Last year, they took top honors for Exhibit Design by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Nominees were chosen by an expert panel and voted on by the public. 

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