Tuesday 5 May 2015

Dublin Zoo offers Facebook fans the opportunity to name their new baby elephant

Published 06/08/2014 | 15:32

Dublin Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a new baby elephant by allowing Facebook fans to submit ideas for names.

The competition is being run in conjunction with the The Natural Confectionery Co, who are the new sponsors of the Asian Elephant habitat in the zoo - the 'Kaziranga Forest Trail'.

The baby elephant is male (a bull elephant) and Dublin Zoo are looking for a name "inspired by his Indian origin".

Fans have three weeks to submit their name ideas by private messing the Natural Confectionary Company on Facebook with "no more than 50 words telling us why you chose the name" and their contact details.

Whoever submits the chosen name will be invited to the announcement ceremony in Dublin Zoo along with several prizes.

To see more on the prizes or to enter a name, click here.

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