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Adopt an Animal

By adopting an animal at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, you support exceptional daily care of the zoo’s animals. Our professional staff will provide the special diet, environment, and veterinary care that your animal requires.

Adopt for yourself or as a gift! Animal adoptions are perfect gifts for every occasion, especially birthdays, anniversaries, sympathies, back-to-schools, births, weddings, zoo trips, and more!

Featured Animal 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:

  • Plush 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.

 

Click below to see which of your favorite animals are currently available for adoption!

Classic Animal Adoptions

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

 

When you adopt an animal for just $35, you will receive by mail:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Fact sheet about your animal
  • Letter from the zoo director

*Your entire $35 adoption fee is tax deductible.

 

Click below to see which of your favorite animals are currently available for adoption!

Classroom Adoptions

Is your classroom interested in adopting one of our animals? You get to choose one of our featured animals and will receive one plush along with corresponding animal fact sheets and certificates with photos for up to 35 students. Additional plush can be added to this package.

 

When you adopt an animal for just $75, you will receive by mail:

  • Plush animal
  • Photos of your animal
  • Personalized adoption certificates
  • Fact sheets about your animal
  • Letter from the zoo director

 

Click below to see which of your favorite animals are currently available for adoption!

If you have questions, or if you prefer to adopt by phone please call us at (260) 427-2040 Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.

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