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.
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.
ZooTampa is home to a colony of 17 African penguins. These love birds are monogamous and mate for life. Show the African penguins some love by symbolically adopting one. This adoption helps spice things up by providing enrichment, food and care to the colony.
Christmas arrived early with a special gift- Baby Tiga, a Malayan tapir! With less than 50 Malayan tapirs in human care in North America, her birth is critical to securing a safety net for a species facing extinction. Spoil this cutie and her parents by symbolically adopting!
Be Part of the Herd.
Did you know African elephants eat approximately 2-3% of their body weight per day? Your adoption not only helps provide food, but also provides enrichment which helps our elephants learn new and exciting behaviors! By adopting, you are giving our elephants a trunk full of love!