Adopt an Animal 

Adopt an Animal at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens to become an Honorary Zookeeper! Your donation provides much-needed funding to support the care, housing, and feeding of animals at the Zoo. In return for your generous support, you’ll receive a personalized Honorary Zookeeper certificate, a color photo, facts about your animal and more.

Choose any animal at the Zoo and receive a package perfect for birthday or holiday gifting. 

Animal Adoption Level
$45   $75  $110 $220 
Personalized Certificate of Adoption X
 Mini Plush Animal* (6"-9") X X (large plush 12"-16")  X (large plush 12"-16") 
Picture of Animal X
Facts about Animal X  X
 Zoo Tickets   2 adult tickets  2 adult tickets  2 adult and 2 child tickets 
 Animal Art created by one of our Zoo animals      

* We will attempt to match the animal you adopt with the plush animal you receive. However, this is not always possible. If your animal isn’t available, we will substitute as needed.

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When ordering online, be sure to enter Recipient information on the "Account Information" page. 

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A portion of your donation is tax-deductible. Shipping is standard, USPS mail. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is not responsible for any delays in mail once shipped. Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing. No ownership rights are conferred with a donation to the program.