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Animals Depend On People Too

By becoming a Cincinnati Zoo ADOPT Parent, you help to provide food, toys, and fun enrichment items to our Zoo’s animal family. Join us as we continue to provide world-class care to the animals you love!

Thank you for your interest in our ADOPT an Animal program! Currently our ADOPT program is on pause as we make updates to better serve the Zoo community and give back to our favorite Cincinnati Zoo animals. Our new ADOPT program will kick off in May 2024! Stay tuned for exciting updates!

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All funds raised through the ADOPT an Animal program help to provide food, housing, enrichment, and more for the Zoo’s plant and animal family. Thank you for helping us provide world-class care for the plants and animals that you love.  For questions about the ADOPT program, please contact [email protected].

Please note that, unfortunately, we are unable to mail ADOPTs internationally.

Please allow two to four weeks for delivery of any physical (mailed) ADOPT materials and one-week delivery for digital materials. Due to increased order volume and nationwide shipping disruptions, it may take longer for you to receive your order. We are working to get your order to you as quickly as possible. We thank you for your support of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden!