Springdale Elementary students adopt an elephant - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Elementary students adopt an elephant

One local elementary school raised thousands of dollars for their Zoo-doption campaign on Tuesday.

The 2nd through 5th graders from Springdale Elementary raised $2,000 through their annual community service project. They collected the money through donations from special days at school including hat day, pajama day and cruise into Spring Day.

With the money, they adopted an Asian elephant at the Cincinnati Zoo. The kids will get up close and personal with it through the zoo's adopting program.

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