Adopt

Share the Care

With more than 1,000 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*
  • ZooTampa Magnet

 

$100 Package

Zoo Amigo - $100

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

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Micanopy the Florida panther gazes upward

Keep Florida Wild

By adopting one of our Florida panthers you are helping with the conservation of one of the most endangered mammals in the world.

 

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Manatee swimming through the water with algae on its back

Oh, Manatee!

By adopting a manatee patient, you are helping to provide life-saving care and rehabilitation to one of Florida’s most beloved species.

 

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A tired black bear takes an afternoon nap on a boulder

Un-Bearably Cute

By adopting a Florida black bear, you are helping with ZooTampas efforts of Florida wildlife conservation.

 

 

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An African giraffe stands near trees

Giraffin’ Me Crazy

By symbolically adopting a giraffe you will help with the care and enrichment of our tower!

 

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A waddle of penguins huddles together at the Zoo

Just Wing It

By adopting one of our African penguins you are helping to save endangered African penguins everywhere!

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An adorable river otter looks straight into the camera

Otter This World

Your adoption will help provide care and enrichment for these otter-nauts and the rest of the raft!

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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.