By adopting an animal at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, you can enjoy animal parenthood without all the work. Our professional staff will provide the special diet, environment, and veterinary care that your animal requires. Scroll down for Featured and Classic options.

Featured Adoptions

A featured animal adoption makes a perfect gift for holidays, birthdays, or any occasion!

When you adopt an animal for just $50, you will receive by mail:

Toy stuffed animal
Personalized wallet card
Photo of your animal
Personalized adoption certificate
Fact sheet about your animal
Letter from the zoo director

$40 of your adoption fee is tax deductible.
Quantities are limited. Other animals can be substituted if inventory allows.

Select your favorite animal to adopt from our featured adoptable animals available:

Sea Lion
Red Panda

If you have questions, or if you prefer to adopt by phone please call us at (260) 427-6831 Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.