For a gift of $30 or more to your favorite animal, you can be a Cincinnati Zoo A.D.O.P.T. parent!
When you become a Cincinnati Zoo A.D.O.P.T. parent, your gift helps to provide food, housing, toys and fun enrichment items for the Zoo’s animal family. Join us as we work to continue providing world class care for the animals you love!

Each gift includes a personalized A.D.O.P.T. Certificate, animal fact sheet and color photo. Additional benefits, including coupons for exciting Behind the Scenes experiences are available at varying levels of donation. 

Questions? Please call our A.D.O.P.T. hotline in the Zoo’s Development Department, 513-487-3329.

To A.D.O.P.T. multiple animals, complete your first order.  When you are at "My Cart", click the A.D.O.P.T. link located above the cart.

All animals at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden are available for the A.D.O.P.T. program. If you do not see your choice in the "Animal to ADOPT" drop-down menu, please select "Other" and write your selection in the "Special Instructions" field.

Thank you for your patience. Fulfillment on ADOPT orders may be delayed due to the Zoo's current closure as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. If you would prefer a digital copy of your ADOPT certificate, please contact Shannon Silk at Shannon.Silk@cincinnatizoo.org. Thank you again for your support. 



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