ADOPT ONE OF OUR ANIMALS AT THE ZOO

All adoptions are valid for one year and may be renewed annually.

For this holiday season, please place your order by December 15th to allow ample time for processing!

 Each adopter’s name is posted on this page quarterly. Additionally, our Adopt an Animal board is updated once a year in the Fall, with all adopters’ names from the previous year. The board is located between the Safari Gift Shop and the carousel on Zoo grounds. All adoption packets include a personalized adoption certificate, acknowledgment letter, and magnet that will be mailed 2-3 weeks after the purchase date. Additional benefits. depending on the adoption level, include a fact sheet, general admission tickets, and discount coupons! 

VIEW FEATURED CREATURES AND FULL LIST OF ANIMALS BELOW

WHAT YOU RECEIVE WITH YOUR ADOPTION

$30
$60
$120
$250
$500
Letter of acknowledgement
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Adoption certificate
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Recognition on Zoo website
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Recognition on Zoo grounds (updated annually)
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Fact sheet* (available for select featured creatures)
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Adopt an Animal magnet
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Issue of Zoo newsletter
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Monthly Z-mail newsletter
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Adopt an Animal sticker
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Single-use tickets
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Food discount card (one time use at Jambo Grill)
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5%
10%
15%
Regularly priced plush animal discount from Zoo shops
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$5 OFF
$10 OFF
 $15 OFF

Adopt Now!

ADOPT ONLINE

ADOPT VIA MAIL

Adopted animals may have multiple adoptive donors and no ownership rights are conferred by adopting an animal. All animals remain in the care and custody of the Zoo but we hope you will visit often!

CONTACT US: adopt@pittsburghzoo.org

DECEMBER FEATURED CREATURES

Cheetah

Brown Capuchin Monkey

Red Kangaroo

Sea Turtle

FULL LIST OF ANIMALS

Forest Passage

  • Canadian Lynx
  • Amur Tiger
  • Red Panda
  • Komodo Dragon

African Savanna

  • Flamingo
  • Dwarf Crocodile
  • Black Rhinoceros
  • African Lion
  • Galapagos Tortoise
  • Amur Leopard
  • Nyala
  • Ostrich
  • African Elephant
  • Masai Giraffe
  • Grant’s Zebra
  • Cheetah

Tropical Forest

  • Lemur
  • Saki
  • Colobus
  • Black Howler
  • Capuchin
  • Blue Monkey
  • Gibbon
  • Two-Toed Sloth
  • Orangutan
  • Western Lowland Gorilla

The Islands

  • Philippine Crocodile
  • Tomistoma Crocodile
  • Siamang
  • Aldabra Tortoise
  • Visayan Warty Pig
  • Clouded Leopard

Jungle Odyssey

  • Giant Anteater
  • Ocelot
  • Fossa
  • Pygmy Hippopotamus

PPG Aquarium

  • North American Native Fishes
  • Temperate Ocean Animals
  • Tropical Ocean Animals
  • Sea Turtles
  • Penguins
  • Jellyfish
  • Eels
  • Sharks
  • Poison Dart Frogs
  • Stingrays

Water’s Edge

  • Polar Bear
  • Sea Otter
  • Northern Elephant Seal
  • California Sea Lion

Kids Kingdom

  • California Sea Lion
  • Skunk
  • Alpaca
  • River Otter
  • Beaver
  • Barn Owl
  • Chicken
  • Red Kangaroo
  • Alligator
  • Kunekune Pig
  • Donkey
  • Goat

Worlds of Discovery

  • Venomous Reptiles
  • Lake Malawi Cichlids
  • Yellow-Footed Tortoise
  • Naked Mole-Rat
  • Bat
  • Meerkat

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Thanks to our July through September 2022 Adopters!

Adley Harpster · Allison Kaharic · Andrew Episcopo · Avery Mummert · Brian Bronder · Brianne R. Brown   · Carol Spisso · Charles Hunkele · Chase Sanders · Daphne Miller-Surman · Dr. Blake Lowe  · Elena Morse · Eliza Saks · Eloise Mummert · Emily Potesta · Emma Parrish · Emre Nassar · Eric Watkins · Erik Snowden · Ethan M. · Gabby Stouffer · Girl Scout Troop 40206 · Hannah Bloom · Hudson Bagwell · In loving memory of Marie Stromoski · In memory of Uncle John Robak · Janet Lattmann · Jessica & Jeremy Kouba · Kaci Whiting · Kami Malencia · Katelyn Rossier · Katie Sturges · Lincoln, Isaac, Lyla, & Louie · Lotus Ewing-Beshai · Madelyn Garrison · Matthew Tolbert · Max Doughty · Maya · Michael Barton · Michael K. Abbott  · Michele Sellers · Michelle Lambert · Mitchell Wright · Monroe Davidson · Mr. Wachob’s 2nd Grade- Cranberry Elementary School · Nick & Baby Hoch · Nigel MacLennan · Noah Alterio · Owen Kunz · Papa Miller · Rachael Ferguson  · Rae A. Maxwell · Ruby Roberts · Sara Morrison · Shane Dennis · Stephanie Piper · Vanessa Lash · Wesley Helble · William “Papi” Richert · Yu-San Cheng

Questions? Contact us at adopt@pittsburghzoo.org