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When crocodiles and rhinoceroses will just not do this holiday season, you can now purchase a special edition baby hippo adoption package. The new baby, born on October 11, has been named “Zuri” (pronounced zoo-ree), an African name meaning “beautiful.” Zuri is the 3rd pygmy hippo born at the Zoo, and only the 30th animal in the managed population. Pygmy hippos are extremely rare in the wild with numbers thought to be only a few thousand.


This package is just $50 and includes:


• Personalized Adoption Certificate
• Color Photo
• Plush Baby Hippo
• Species Fact Sheet
• Free Shipping Anywhere in the
Continental U. S.

Click To Adopt A Hippo Today!


Give a gift that makes a difference by “adopting” the Zoo’s charismatic rookery (group) of African penguins – including several chicks. The purchase of this special edition penguin adoption package will help to provide expert care for the Zoo’s penguins for one year. This symbolic gift will leave your loved ones waddling with excitement!


This package is just $50 and includes:


• Personalized Certificate
• Color Photo
• Plush Penguin
• Species Fact Sheet
• Free Shipping Anywhere in the Continental U. S.

Click To Adopt The Penguin Chick Today!
The Zoo is buzzing about our TWO African elephant calves, Mavi, and her big sister, Mpumi. The Zoo is proud to be a leader in African elephant conservation education and science, and invite the public to celebrate and support elephants by visiting them year round. Share the care at the Zoo by purchasing a baby elephant adoption package. Your symbolic adoption will help to provide expert care and enrichment for the Zoo’s elephant herd for one year. These packages make great gifts for all occasions!

This package is just $50 and includes:

• Personalized Certificate
• Color Photo
• Plush Elephant
• Species Fact Sheet
• Free Shipping Anywhere in the Continental U. S

Click Here To Adopt The Elephant Calves!
Reaching heights of up to 18 feet, giraffes are one of Africa’s most magnificent species. Each day, Zoo guests marvel at these gentle giants as they get eye-to-eye with them on the giraffe feeding platform at the Zoo. You can help share the care at the Zoo by purchasing special giraffe adoption package. Your symbolic adoption will help to provide expert care and enrichment for our giraffe herd for one year. These packages make great gifts too!

This package is just $50 and includes:

• Personalized Certificate
• Color Photo
• Plush Giraffe
• Species Fact Sheet
• Free Shipping Anywhere in the Continental U. S

Click Here To Adopt A Giraffe!

Say "G'day" to Heathcliff, the adorable young male Queensland koala at the Zoo. You can purchase this special koala adoption package that will help to provide expert animal care and lots of yummy eucalyptus for Heathcliff for a year.

This package is just $50 and includes:

• Personalized Adoption Certificate
• Color Photo
• Koala Fact Sheet
• Plush Koala
• Free Shipping Anywhere in the Continental U.S.


Click Here To Adopt The Koala!
 


"They're Irresistible!"

With more than 1,000 animal residents at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, 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.

Click Here To Find A Share The Care Level That's Right For You!

 
Adoption Favorites" at the Zoo

All of the animals at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo are available for the Adoption program.

Click here for a complete list of all of the species available for adoption.

Mammal Favorites     Bird Favorites Fish, Reptile & Amphibian
Favorites
African Elephant
Bornean Orangutan
Cheetah
Chimpanzee
Clouded Leopard
Florida Panther
Flying Fox Bat
Giraffe
Indian Rhino
Key Deer
Koala
Manatee
Mandrill
Malayan Tapir
Malayan Tiger
Meerkat
Okapi
Pygmy Hippo
Red Wolf

Ring-Tailed Lemur
River Otter
Sloth Bear
White Rhino
Yellow-Footed Rock Wallaby
Zebra
African Penguin
Andean Condor
Black Vulture
Caribbean Flamingo
Greater African Flamingo
Great White Pelican
Macaw
Palm Cockatoo
Southern Bald Eagle
Shoebill Stork
Toco Toucan
Whooping Crane
Alligator Snapping Turtle
American Alligator
Burmese Python
Green Moray Eel
Green Tree Python
Indigo Snake
Komodo Dragon
Panamanian Golden Frog
Philippine Crocodile
Puerto Rican Crested Toad
Stingray

For questions or more information about the Adoption program, please email or call 813-935-8552 ext. 215.
Please allow 5-7 business days for the processing of adoption packages.


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