Adopt

Share the Care

With more than 1,300 animal residents at ZooTampa you probably have a favorite. Now, you can adopt them through our Share the Care adoption program and make your visits to the Zoo even more special. Your symbolic adoption helps to support expert animal care at the Zoo and global conservation efforts. Below is a list of our most popular adoption packages, but every animal at the Zoo is available for adoption. If you don’t see your favorite, feel free to contact us or call us at 813-935-8552 ext. 3214. Please allow 5-7 business days for the processing of adoption packages.

Any Animal

Adopt Any Animal!

Every animal at the Zoo is available for symbolic adoption - from the smallest iguana to the largest elephant! You can purchase any of our adoption packages to help provide expert animal care Zoo-wide.

$25.00 Package

Zoo Friend - $25

  • Digital Certificate of Adoption
  • Digital Photo of Adopted Animal
  • Digital Species Fact Sheet

 

 

 

 

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$50 Package

Zoo Umngane - $50

  • Certificate of Adoption
  • Photo of Adopted Animal
  • Species Fact Sheet
  • Zoo Patch OR Plush Animal*
  • Zoo Crew Car Magnet

 

$100 Package

Zoo Amigo - $100

  • Certificate of Adoption
  • Photo of Adopted Animal
  • Species Fact Sheet
  • 12" Plush*
  • Zoo Crew Car Magnet
  • Zoo Tote Bag

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Manatee

Chicks, Man

By adopting a Rocky & Thumbelina's newest chick, you are helping save endangered African penguins everywhere!

 

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Manatee

Florida Lovin'

By adopting a manatee patient, you are helping with the care and rehabilitation of one of Florida’s most beloved species and watching life-saving care in real time.

 

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FL panther

Purrrfect Gift

Your symbolic adoption will have our Florida panthers meow-ing with joy!

 

 

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Southern white rhino

Amor for Amare

Show some amor (love) to the youngest member in our Southern white rhino family. Your adoption will help provide care and enrichment for this cutie and the rest of the crash!

 

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Painted Dogs

A Pack that Stays Together

The African painted dogs have grown their pack by 7!  Watch as these puppies make a splash in their new pool. Your symbolic adoption will make any dog lover howl with excitement!

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*Selection of plush animals is subject to availability and change. If the plush version of your adopted species is not available, a Zoovenir patch will be included in your package.