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Photo Contest

In honor of Jacksonville Zoo and Garden’s 100th Anniversary, we holding a monthly photo contest. Over the years it has become more and more apparent that many of our guests are talented photographers, and we wanted to give them a chance to share their pictures! Guests can submit as many pictures as they like, and submit to as many monthly contests as they would like. However, guests can only win once for the year. Each contest will have one winner and up to eight runner ups. All winners will receive a prize. Winner and runners ups will receive a mention on Facebook and will be displayed on the Zoo’s new digital signage. Check back here and on our Facebook Page for the monthly theme, winners, updates and more!


The theme for August, in honor of World Elephant Day and elephant conservation, is the #elphie!. Draw a photo of an elephant and take a selfie or #elphie with it! Upload it to our Facebook page using the hashtags #elphie #gogrey #zoophotocontest. Entries can also be sent to (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Visit 96 Elephants website to learn more about how to make an #elphie and download an elephant template.

Questions? Please call 904.757.4463, ext. 208.

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Keep in mind that once submitted, these photos may be used by the Zoo for marketing purposes, with photographer credit.