Adopt an Animal

VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL – SAVE 20% ON ANIMAL ADOPT PACKAGES*, PLUS LIMITED TIME OFFER ON GIRAFFE KISS PRINTS!

Save 20% on all Animal Adopt packages, January 23rd through February 10th. 

Purchasers can also choose to add an 8.5″ X 11″ replica “Giraffe Kiss” art print created by the zoo’s giraffes Mokolo, Gerald and Dhoruba. Prints are $30 before the 20% discount and can only be added to the purchase of a new Animal Adopt package. 

Already a ZooParent and interested in a giraffe print? Email us at adopt@elmwoodparkzoo.org for more information.

*SALE DOES NOT APPLY TO GROUP ADOPT PURCHASES. SALE PRICES WILL BE REFLECTED AFTER ITEM IS ADDED TO YOUR CART. REPLICA PRINTS will be shipped in a sturdy mailer to prevent bends and tears. 

Connect with your favorite Elmwood Park Zoo animal through this unique and fun program! When you become a “ZooParent,” you donate to the direct care and feeding of select animals in the zoo’s collectionZooParents provide the funds for the zoo to purchase special toys and treats for their animals to enjoy. Your donation helps to pay for the considerable amount of food – anything from crickets to bales of hay – that the zoo’s animals like to eat. Remember, a portion of your gift is tax deductible! Become a ZooParent today!

How to enroll

The following is a complete list of all of the animals available for adoption. Click on your preferred animal below to start your ZooParent enrollment.

American Alligator
American Bison
Bald Eagle
Capybara
Cougar
Giraffe
Great Horned Owl
Jaguar
Red Panda
River Otter

When you adopt an animal, your support will be recognized for one year. You may sign up in one of the following ways:

Elmwood Park Zoo Animal Adopt
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401

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ADOPT Packages

E-FRIEND

$35
$ 28
  • Digital Adopt Certificate
  • Digital Fact Sheet & Photo
  • Name on Website

Bronze

$75
$ 60
  • Adopt Certificate
  • Fact Sheet & Photo
  • Name on Website
  • ZooParent Decal
  • Small Plush Animal

SILVER

$200
$ 160
  • Adopt Certificate
  • Fact Sheet & Photo
  • Name on Website
  • ZooParent Decal
  • Large Plush Animal
  • 2 Zoo Passes
  • Name on ZooParent Board

GOLD

$500
$ 400
  • Adopt Certificate
  • Fact Sheet & Photo
  • Name on Website
  • ZooParent Decal
  • Large Plush Animal
  • 4 Zoo Passes
  • Name on ZooParent Board
  • Cotton Canvas Tote Bag

PLATINUM

$1000
$ 800
  • Adopt Certificate
  • Fact Sheet & Photo
  • Name on Website
  • ZooParent Decal
  • Large Plush Animal
  • 4 Zoo Passes
  • Name on ZooParent Board
  • Cotton Canvas Tote Bag
  • 2 Tickets to Beast of a Feast OR Brunch Event OR Treetop Adventures
  • Animal Meet & Greet (max. 2 guests)
  • Name on Display at Exhibit

Adoption certificates, animal fact sheets and photos are now available to download at all adoption levels (excluding Group adopts) as soon as you complete your enrollment. Click on the link in your emailed receipt to download your materials. 

Group Adopts

Group adopts are perfect for schools, clubs, businesses and organizations that want to support the zoo! Groups must have at least 15 members and may not exceed 150 members. Groups that have more than 150 members may purchase additional packages to accommodate all members.

Group Adopt Package Benefits:

  • Animal fact sheet
  • 8"x10" photo of your animal
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Website recognition
  • Group name displayed on ZooParent board
  • Coupon for each group member*
  • Discount group admission rate of $10.95/person**

*Valid for one free child admission with paying adult

**Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer

current zooparents

Erin

Brody Stocker
Aidan Clements

Brian Kelly

William Volovnik
SCES GOTR 2019
Xavier Wallace
Jeffrey Cocci

Wendy D. O’Toole

Dr. & Mrs. James Ward
Elaine D. Zelley

Edward Rutkoski
Susan Anderson
The Marsh Family

SCES GOTR 2019
Emma Yaccarino
Jackson Callahan

Stephanie Ricci
Weston Moyer
Stacey & Scott Weir

Ed & Elaine Green

Lex Beatty
Miles Kaucher
George J. Treisbach
Thomas Heibeck
The Sorensen’s
Brayden A. Baranich
Christina Johnson

Lee Parker Children
Antonia Benakis
Terry Vaughan
Vinny Bridge
Woman’s Club of Whitpain
John Million
SCES GOTR 2019
Sandra Comfort

Alyssa Settefrati
Donna Stauffer & Nathan Haring
Theresa Kleinschmidt
Naomi Proctor
Carrie & Eric Meeker
Alyson and Steve Amsterdam
Laura Cavalli
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Woolf

Kathy Achuff

Joseph Pcolinsky
Ingrid
Leah Conover

Bob Lucas
Erica Davidson

SCES GOTR 2019
Jackie & Marshall Tolins
Ryan Kim

Sharon Dreslin

William & Joan Grizos
Kira Stocker
Cheryl & Chip Grono
Phil & Lynnette Phucas
The Wimmer Family
Scot + Dawn Fazo
Melissa Streeter
Sydney Bechtel

Emma Yaccarino
SCES GOTR 2019
Rowan Wallace

Hunter R. Lees

Molly Manzi

Lillian E. Kinney
Jie Wu
Bella Scavone

Jackson Rush
Mikey Foster

Jonah Thomas
Dane Kolibaba
Linda Maslin

SCES GOTR 2019

Ingersoll~Volpe Families
Samantha Dugan
Brightview Senior Living – East Norriton
Colin and Nolan Minehan
Candy Yuile
Jackson Alexander Sisman
Addison Blair
Kira Stocker
Mary D’Ambrosia
Cecilia Mendoza
Amy Acker
In Memory of Melissa Carosi
Gods’ Chosen Daycare, LLC
Lisa Lankin
Lydia Farrell
Kingsley Brown
Laurie Dameshek
Patty Oertel
Benjamin Bodle
Ryleigh Foster

Kelsey Breisch

Brad Barry

Emma

Jacob Thomas

Michele Hollenbach
Lynn McKee
Debbie Smith
Liz Machella
Paulina Noteman
Ava Bridge
Devin Shankweiler
Becky Ellstrom
Gavin Shaner
Sean Valentine
Ken Laskey
The DeBellis Family
SCES GOTR 2019
Daniel Moran
Giovanna Grassey
Caitlin Garman

Patrick Manzi
Mikey Foster
Donovan Evans
Kjerstyn Thomas
Mya & Emery Frazier
Harrison Uehling
Lucy Holody

Southampton Free Library Community

Rosenberg & Parker
Kat & Keely
Sue McDonald Josephine L. LaRoche

Lulu Ferrara

Nicole Sachs
Keely
Logan Matula
Gwen LeSage
Carole Skorpinski
J.P. & Sloan Blythe
Isaac Novia
Taylor & Paige Bergey and Aiden & Brielle Smith

Laura & Gene
Ellie
Aidan Schools
Glenn Hubler
Dave + Lynn Aversano Matthew Alan Weaver
Avery + Cameron McNeil 
SCES GOTR 2019
Henry Wallace
Sarah Yaccarino
Kathryn DiGiorgio

Michael, David, and Christopher Connor

The Bengston Family
Lynne & Mars Burns

Rosie Stanley
Gwen LeSage
Benjamin Bodle
Bob Lucas

Sharon Uliana
Renee Monarchi
Alex + Kelly Moquin
Mrs. Hepler’s Class
Daniel Daly
Braedon Jones

Weston Rush
Brody Stocker
Riley Roeger

Eve and Cora Kraft

Jamie DiGiacomo
Renee Monarchi
Hailey Mitchell

Soren Detweiler

Ryleigh and Kaelyn Seelal
The O’Donnell Family
Allie Downs
Nellie
Camille Aversano
Chip & Rosie Stanley
Karina Krul + Pat Smith
Mia Smith

Annie Glodek

SCES GOTR 2019
Dustin Borai
Danielle Taus
Ethan Fox
Brie Lynch
Devon & Courtney Neeld
Sarah Yaccarino
Charli Schultz
Christopher Hoagland & James Hoagland
The Miller Family
Jesse Drelick
Oliver Mallory

ZookZooID

Ronna & Dale Stoe
The Capobianco Family
Russell Cerino
Colby Langweiler
Russell Cerino
Heather, William & Marcus Lombardo

Gwen LeSage

Kat Beatty
Elin Detweiler
The Murphy’s
Adriana Lacovara
Marie and John Lang
Rachel Grieb
Rebecca Martinez
Quentin and Jude Buckley
Drew Duffy
Adelaide Novia
Jamie Mitchell

Hunter Hemingway

Ami Valocchi

Sophie Thomas

Mimi, Vanessa, Cristin, Ann and Bob
Lily
Trudy
Matt + Elizabeth Shields
Steve + Lynn Shuster
Marie Fazio
Ryder Shaner
Caelan McCollum
Lily Downs
Carol E Dutill
Corinne Liberty Connelly

Liesl Okuda
Patricia Achuff
Lily Shapiro
Janice A. Simpson
SCES GOTR 2019
The Rockeys
Elena Butler

Sharon Davidock
Enzo Joseph Piergrossi
Olivia Fox
Sofia Wallace
Jackson Furey
Lexus Cadmus
Ashley Kodet and Juniper Kodet-Macekura
Lilly Rivera

Lily and Kate
James Kunkle

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