ADOPT ONE OF OUR ANIMALS AT THE ZOO

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

The name of each adopter is posted on this page monthly and on the Adopt-An-Animal board located next to the Safari Gift Shop on Zoo grounds. All levels of adoption packages include a personalized adoption certificate that will be mailed in 2-3 weeks from purchase plus a magnet, monthly Z-mail updates, an issue of our ZooInsider newsletter, and more!

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%
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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

AUGUST FEATURED CREATURES

Clouded Leopard

African Lion

 

African Elephant

 

White-cheeked Gibbon

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 April through June 2022 Adopters!

Adalyn McMillen · Adam Tornabene · Aeris Parker · Aidan Naccarati · Alberta Headland · Alex & Marley · Alex Sadler · Alexander Robe · Alexandria Gomez · Alexis Redlinger · Allyson Hare · Amber Saltz · Andrea Diehm · Andrew D. Taylor · Andy Legg · Angela Kapisak · Austin Schleiden · Ben Becze & Lisa George · Bethany Kregiel · Breann Weiser · Brody & Brooklyn · Bruin Lossie · Calla Orsborn · Calogerina Smith · Calvin Chakan · Canonsburg Middle School Knights ’21-’22 · Canonsburg Middle School Titans ’21-’22 · Canonsburg Middle School: Spartan Team Period 1, Spartan Team Period 5/6, Spartan Team Period 8/9, Spartan Team Period 10, & Spartan Team Period 11 · Carolann Hildbold · Caroline, Michael, & Patrick Killian · Cassidy Whigham · Cindy Levick · Cole Redlinger · Connor Redlinger · Cooper Horne · Courtney Schubert · Damon Hamacher · Dana & Kayleen Jones · Debra & Wayne Christopher · Denise Polons · Donald E. Carmichael · Donna Hicks · Dylan Wadsworth · Elliana Polons · Ember Lee McClain · Emerson Runyan · Emily Enderlein · Felicity Yu · Frank McCabe · Fred, Darlene, & Sierra Johnson · Gina Gurska · Giovanni Smith · Grayson Geyer · Greg & Lisa L. · Haley Dunaway · Harper L. Weischedel · Hazel Rose Mosconi · Heather Morrison · Heather Sorenson ·  Heather Zielmanski · Helen Wilson · In Memory of Beth Keating · Indira Kregiel · Jack & Kat Hishmeh · Jack Polons · Jackson Griffith · Jade Askey · James & Andrew Greece · James Greece & Megan Blair ·  James Leibert · Jarrett Leister · Jayna Brantner · Jennifer Suhoski · Jessica Kowalski · Jessica, Danny, Tucker & Beckham Konarski · John Light · John Mercer · Johna Veltre · Josette Foust · Joy Caffas ·  Julius Chakan · Kaitlyn Emery · Keith Mock · Kelly & Steve Austin · Kiski Area South Primary School: KA- Mrs. Rindt, KB- Mrs. Cowell, KC- Mrs. Jones, 1A- Mrs. Huff, 1B- Mrs. Uhrinek, 1C- Mrs. Quinton, 2A- Mrs. DeFlavio, 2B- Mrs. Muchnok, 2C- Mrs. Schmitt, 3A- Mrs. Miele, 3B- Mrs. Manges, 3C- Miss Mullen, 4A- Ms. Thompson, 4B- Mrs. Hill, 4C- Mrs. Hodges, Life Skills- Mrs. Dispenza & Mrs. Kabala · Lauren Virginia Allan · Leonard Chakan · Linda Irvin · Lucas Polons · Lucy & Teddy Stoll · Madelyn Polons · Mark & Tracey Zigo · Marley Mercado · Martin Bruschi · Mary Mckenna · Matthew Charles Roy Jr. · Matthew Polons · Megan Ludwin · Mikaela Kapeluck · MILESTONE Youth Adventure Program · Millie Rizer · Morgan McElhose · Mrs. Patricia Just · Murray Yonko · Nancy Lyle · Nathan Kandiah · Nicole Traino · Noah Saxman · Nori Abbot · Penelope Cottone · Piper Daniloski · Piper Jane Watson · Queen of Angels’ Fourth Grade Class · Quinn McCann · Rachel N. Clark · Raelynn Mae McClain · Rani Kregiel · Rebecca & John O’Connell · Riley Baker · Robert Drak · Sara Enderlein · Sara Incorvati · Sara Kandiah · Sarah A. Windisch · Scarlett Mia Boory · Schuyler Phillips · Shaeleen R. Rafter · Sharon Carr · Sophia Lawry ·  Stephen Dominic Knaze III · Steven Bruschi · Susan Clark · Susan Collins · Tanner Kelly · Tatum Hunter ·  The Campus Lab School at Carlow’s 6B Class · The Smithula Family: Dotti, Gus, Kelley, & Michael · Thomas E. Krupa · Tiffany White · Timothy Lis · Tom Bray · Tom, Nora, & Ingrid Kelly · Trina Loesch ·  Tula Kregiel · Walter Clark · Wolf Kregiel · Wolfgong-Schull kids · Wyatt Dean Roy · Zane Bruschi

Questions? Contact us at adopt@pittsburghzoo.org