Mural created & painted by Shawn McCann. Shawn is a fine artist and a freelance illustrator originally from Wahpeton, ND. The mural was started June 24th, 2013 and was completed and signed July 5th, 2013. Shawn and with the help of Samantha Klocke throughout the process used approximately 18 gallons of paint, 70 different colors, and numerous paint brushes. During the process Shawn endured the hot sunny and sometimes muggy days, visited with guests, was a delight to Chahinkapa Zoo Staff, and changed the neutral colors of the Orangutan Building into something spectacular. The mural is located on Chahinkapa Zoo's Orangutan Building at the entrance into Chahinkapa Zoo.