Tile Installation Information

– Tiles are installed three times a year along the outside wall of the Wilgren Elephant Center in Encounter Africa.
– Installation deadlines for the year are in February (for spring install), July (for summer install) and October (for winter install).
– Please contact membership at [email protected] if you are unsure of the current deadline or installation cycle.

To Purchase

Click on the tile of your choice below, or download this Tile Order Form

*Please note, though these displays are designed for longevity we cannot guarantee they will remain undamaged over time due to weather and natural deterioration. If you see that your tile, rock, brick or giraffe spot has been damaged, please Membership at 719-424-7815. We will be happy to help find a solution for you.


Tile Details:

  • Each tile is 6 inches high, by 6 inches wide.
  • There are 12 letters or spaces on two lines, totaling 24 letters or spaces for your message.
  • Choose which animal to engrave onto your tile: elephant, giraffe, Red River hog, lion, vulture or zebra!
  • Cost $150 per tile, includes your engraved message and installation.
  • Special characters (i.e. hearts) are an extra $15 each to engrave. To include special characters with your order, contact us at 719-424-7815