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%
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

MAY FEATURED CREATURES

Sea Otter

River Otter

Red Kangaroo

 

Galapagos Tortoise

Aldabra Tortoise

Western Lowland Gorilla

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 January through March 2022 Adopters! 

A friendship never forgotten: Dean Stobbe and Michael Neese · Addison Page · Aiden McCoy · Alaina Altman · Alaina Zaczyk-Nelson · Alan Mikol · Alexandra Bache · Alexis Fauvie · Alyssa Wagner & Cole Hoffman · Amanda King · Angelo Trifanoff  · Aria & Lainey Gibbons · Barrett Long · Bates Schutte & Karen Bauer · Bedford Elementary- Room 31- First Grade · Beth Klebacha · Bradley Kitlowski · Brandon Henzes · Brandy · Brenda C. Blackburn · Brin Benjamin · Cael Gerchak · Caitlin Moss · Caleb Blasko · Callan Bunger · Carla Deem · Carter & Peyton Magee · Chelsey Billick · Cheryl & Derek McDonald · Ciera Ragula · Cillian Vickless · Cindy Miles-Wolfe · Claire Toomey · Cole Lewis · Connor Kayatin · Connor McCoy · Courtney Besaw · Crafton Heights Community Preschool · David Levine · Dawn McGilvery · Delilah Laich · Desiree Burns · Dominic Julian · Dominic Trozzo · Draven Bagley · Edward William Kay IV · Eli Hughes · Eliana Blasko · Ella Frost · Ella Summer · Ellie Yearsley · Emerson Sparks · Emily Koran · Emma Hughes · Emma Yarnell  · Erik Graham · Erin Bruni · Ethan Bellisario · Evelyn Mazzei · Evelyn Wilkinson · Future Mr. & Mrs. Jarvis · Gabrielle Poillucci  · Geno Fruscello · Girl Scout Troop 33196 of Black Diamond Council  · Gloria Koeppel · Greta Kilgore · Haley Cahill · Hannah Caplan · Hazel Ada Mason · Heather Brinker · Henry Francisco · Holly Hartman · In Loving Memory of Michael Neese · In Loving memory of Simba McGowan · In Memory of Herbert Ellerbrock Jr.  · In Memory of Isaac Michael Cameron · In Memory of James Szarnicki · In Memory of Margie Novak · In Memory of Myles McKenzie · In Memory of Susan Fleming · In Remembrance of Betty White · Ingrid Bunger · Jeanette Steinheiser · Jenn Fike · JJ Collins · Jonathan Ross · Josefina · Joshua Billiel · Julia Prime · Kara Fruscello · Karen Stanford · Katelyn Cahill · Katie Ulizio · Kaycee Zuschlag · Kelly J. McCarthy · Kendahl Hanlon · Kennedy Zalar · Leon Boschert · Leslie Anne Rankin · Lev Wedner · Liam Rhys Zaczyk-Nelson · Lila Nix  · Linda Scott · Lisa Correll · Logan Fedin · Lorraine B. Kolek · Lucy Libeg · Lucy Mae Helble · Lucy Mihok · Luka Tomasic · Lydia Dickey · Lydia Poduska · Lyndsey Frick · Mackenzie Matta · Madelyn Francisco · Madison Blasko · Maggie Baitt · Maksim Dowd · Mali Miller  · Margaret Brooks-Geary · Marianne Spampinato · Mckayla Mock · Micah · Michael D’Amico · Michael Duca II · Mikalyn Wheeler · Minde Streams · Morgan Hagofsky · Mrs. Best’s Class · Mrs. Kuehn’s Class Room 225 · Ms. Capan, Mrs. Haduch, & the Students from Room 368, Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 · Nana Linda & Papa Richard Bruno · Nasai Hall · Natalie Ruane · Nathan Nowak · Nicholas Fortunato · Nicholas Lynch · Nico Farione · Ollie Jones  · Pamela Bolkovac · Pat Baker · Rebecca McGregor · Rebekah Reist · Rhonda Rearick · Rocket Luna Lynn Rollins · Ryan Yoder · Sandi Parsons · Sara Conroy · Sarah Faulds · Sarah Petroff · Shannon Prest · Sharon Volpatti · Stefen Antonopoulos · Stella Fruscello · Stephanie Muczyk · Stuart Urch ·The Conard Kids · The Dukovic Family · The Martinec Family · The Matthews Family: Lex, Brad, Jackson, & BeBe · The Panzella Family  · The Seaman Family: Trent, Danielle, Cole, GG, Mr. Big, Johnny Castle, Shadow, June, & Bobo · Travis Small · Vivian Voelker · William R. Howard Matchen · Wyatt Fitzpatrick · Zachary Acheson

Questions? Contact us at adopt@pittsburghzoo.org