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Adopt An Elephant Gift

Gifts don't get much bigger than this! Any child will be thrilled to have the opportunity of adopting an African elephant for 12 months and by choosing this gift, you'll also be supporting Colchester Zoo's charity, Action for the Wild.

The lovely presentation tin contains all the information required to register the adoption. The process is straightforward and can be completed by post or online.

Along with a welcome letter and instructions, the tin also contains an Elephant booklet, an Action for the Wild leaflet, an Elephant Orphanage Project leaflet and a lovely Elephant souvenir poster. Following registration, the recipient will also receive a personalised supporter certificate, an elephant photograph, one free ticket to Colchester Zoo - where you can visit elephants, a Behind the Scenes Experience discount voucher, and conservation updates.

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How long do I have to register my gift? You need to register your gift before the 'register by' date on your gift registration booklet. We recommend that you register your gift as soon as possible.

How long does my adoption last? Your adoption lasts for 12 months from the date of registration.

Can I visit the elephants? This gift enables you to adopt an elephant in association with Action for the Wild, Colchester Zoo's animal conservation charity. The elephant conservation work is carried out in Africa and visiting is not possible. However the elephants at Colchester Zoo are treated as ambassadors – to inform visitors about the charity and to help their wild African cousins. By registering this gift you will receive one free ticket to Colchester Zoo. So register now, wait for your free ticket and then visit the elephants at Colchester Zoo.

How long does it take for me to receive my certificate, photograph, free ticket and discount voucher? These will be dispatched within 28 days from the date of registration. Occasionally, factors outside of Gift Republic's control may affect delivery times.

How do I use my discount voucher? Once you have registered your gift, you will also receive a discount voucher entitling you to 5% off the cost of a Behind the Scenes Experience at Colchester Zoo. The discount applies to Experiences costing £95 or more. The voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of registration. Further details will be sent to you once you have registered this gift.

Disclaimer: This gift is produced in association with Colchester Zoo and its charity Action for the Wild (UK Registered Charity no. 1105621). The charity does not only concentrate its efforts on one particular species. If for any reason a project is unavailable, the charity reserves the right to allocate the donation wherever they feel the need is greatest. The charity supports projects all over the world. The adoption, free ticket and discount voucher are valid for 12 months from the date of registration. The free ticket is valid once only, for one person. The discount voucher entitles the bearer to 5% off the cost of a Behind the Scenes Experience costing £95 or more. Terms and conditions apply. This is a novelty gift item and must be regarded as such.