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What better way to show your love for the animals and support the Henry Vilas Zoo than by "adopting" an animal here at the zoo! When you adopt an animal, you help the zoo continue to provide great care to the animals, connect people to the natural world, and inspire the next generation to take action through conservation. Makes a great gift for any animal-lover or zoo fan!


NEW: E-dopt an Animal - $35

  • An email notification for the gift
  • Email includes a photo of the animal and cool animal facts
  • Conserves resources: know that you helped the animals in a sustainable way
  • If giving as a gift, can include a personal message



Adopt an Animal - $50
  • An official Befriend an Animal Certificate
  • Information about your animal
  • Zoo Window Cling
  • If giving as a gift, can include a personal message



Adopt an Animal with Plush - $100



Adopt an Animal at on the secure form below. If giving as a gift, please select "Make This Donation a Tribute."
$35 E-doptions include an email to the recipient, and both $50 or $100 adoptions are sent via mail

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If giving as a gift, please select "Make This Donation a Tribute."