NC Zoo could be named ‘8th Wonder of the World’

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"Apollo, a nine-month-old male gorilla at the North Carolina Zoo, rides on the back of N'kosi, the troop's adult male. A young gorilla routinely rides on its mother's back, but it is somewhat unusual for a male to carry young ones." (NC Zoo photo by Diane Villa)

Asheboro could be home to the “8th Wonder of the World!”

Right now, The North Carolina Zoo is one of the 36 places in the running for the designation, and if you want it to win, you have to vote!

Log on to virutaltourist.com/8thwonder to show your support for the Zoo.

The contest runs through September and you can vote once each day. The winner will be announced in October.

The top pick won’t win any money, but really, what could be better than the fame that comes with being named “8th Wonder of the World?”