Adopt any animal at the Zoo with a traditional (mailed) or digital (emailed) adoption, and help us continue to provide outstanding care.

  • First, pick your animal from the list provided below Then click on your level of adoption to proceed to the shopping cart.
  • Gift any adoption simply by choosing to once in your shopping cart.
  • Consider maximizing your adoption donation at any level by making it a digital adoption at check out. Materials are then sent via email and more of your money benefits the animal(s) you adopt.
  • Higher level traditional adoptions include a plush animal if available, yet they are different than Wild Adoption Gift Packages offered for our featured animals (Wild Adoption Gift Packages can be found HERE).

Adoption Level Choices

(The giraffe adoption is shown here as an example. You will enter your specific animal for adoption during checkout.)

List of All Zoo Animals Available for Adoption*

MAMMALS

REPTILES, AMPHIBIANS & INVERTEBRATES

BIRDS & FISH

  • African Cape porcupine
  • African elephant
  • African lion
  • Alaska moose
  • American beaver
  • Amur leopard
  • Amur tiger
  • Asiatic black bear
  • Black and white Colobus monkey
  • Black rhinoceros
  • Black-footed ferret
  • Bornean orangutan
  • Canada lynx
  • Chinchilla
  • Degu
  • Domestic ferret
  • Domestic goat
  • Domestic guinea pig
  • Domestic rabbit
  • Domestic rat
  • Golden lion tamarin
  • Grant’s zebra
  • Grizzly bear
  • Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth
  • Madagascar lesser tenrec
  • Matschie’s tree kangaroo
  • Mexican wolf
  • Mountain lion
  • Mountain (Woolly) tapir
  • Naked mole rat
  • Nile hippopotamus
  • North American porcupine
  • North American river otter
  • Okapi
  • Pallas’ cat
  • Pygmy hedgehog
  • Red River hog
  • Red-necked wallaby
  • Reticulated giraffe
  • Ring-tailed lemur
  • Rock hyrax
  • Rocky Mountain goat
  • Slender-tailed meerkat
  • Snow leopard
  • Striped skunk
  • Sumatran orangutan
  • Three-banded armadillo
  • Virginia opossum
  • Warthog
  • Western Lowland gorilla
  • White-cheeked gibbon
  • African bullfrong
  • African pancake tortoise
  • African spurred tortoise
  • Agama (Somali)
  • American alligator
  • Andean (Honduran) milksnake
  • Argentine red tegu
  • Asian forest scorpion
  • Axolotl
  • Ball python
  • Baja blue rock lizard
  • Bavay’s giant gecko
  • Bearded dragon
  • Blacktail Cribo
  • Black widow spider
  • Blue death-feigning beetle
  • Blue-tongued skink
  • Blue Spiny Lizard
  • Blue tree monitor
  • Bornean (Blood) short-tailed python
  • Bullsnake
  • Burmese python
  • California kingsnake
  • Cane toad
  • Chilean rose-haired tarantula
  • Chuckwalla
  • Collared lizard
  • Crested gecko
  • Curlyhair tarantula
  • Desert blonde tarantula
  • Desert kingsnake
  • Eastern box turtle
  • Egyptian tortoise
  • Emperor newt
  • European glass lizard
  • Fire skink
  • Giant African millipede
  • Gila monster
  • Gray-banded kingsnake
  • Greenbottle blue tarantula
  • Hermit crab
  • Honeybee
  • Indigo snake
  • Kenyan sand boa
  • Kingsnake
  • Leopard gecko
  • Leopard tortoise
  • Madagascar hissing cockroach
  • Mali spiny-tailed lizard
  • Mandarin trinket snake
  • Moroccan spiny-tailed lizard
  • Nelson’s milksnake
  • Ornate box turtle
  • Pearl River map turtle
  • Prehensile-tailed skink
  • Mandarin trinket snake
  • Rainbow whiptail lizard
  • Red-eared slider
  • Red-eyed tree frog
  • Red-footed tortoise
  • Ridley’s (beauty) cave snake
  • Rosy boa
  • Spotted python
  • Star tortoise
  • Stimson’s python
  • Thorny devil stick insect
  • Tokay gecko
  • Veiled chameleon
  • Western hognose snake
  • Western pond turtle
  • White’s tree frog
  • Woma python
  • Wyoming toad
  • Abyssinian ground hornbill
  • African grey parrot
  • African penguin
  • Australian shelduck
  • Bald eagle
  • Barn owl
  • Budgerigar (budgie / parakeet)
  • Cape griffon vulture
  • Cattle egret
  • Cockatiel
  • Domestic Chicken
  • East African crowned crane
  • Eastern crested guineafowl
  • Eclectus parrot
  • Emu
  • Hemleted guineafowl
  • Indian blue peafowl (peacock)
  • Koi
  • Muscovy duck
  • North American wood duck
  • Pink-backed pelican
  • Princess parrot
  • Rainbow trout
  • Rio Grande wild turkey
  • Southern ground hornbill
  • Western screech owl

 
*If you wish to adopt at a level that is not shown, please contact the Membership office at 719-424-7830 or 719-424-7893

NOTE: All adoptions are valid for one year. Like all living creatures, Zoo animals may become ill, pass away or move to another zoo temporarily or permanently. If the animal leaves for any reason, your symbolic adoption can be transferred to another animal for the remainder of your adoption year.
(For all adoption packages that include a plush, a $6.95 shipping and handling fee is added to the total donation.)