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Animal Adoptions


Animals Depend On People To Survive

When you become a Louisville Zoo A.D.O.P.T.S. parent, you are helping to provide much needed food and enrichment for your favorite animal. From Addax to Zebra, all of the animals at the Louisville Zoo need care and feeding and now you can adopt your favorite one. The Louisville Zoo spends over a half million dollars a year to feed our amazing collection of animal ambassadors.

Halloween Special

No tricks with this treat at the Louisville Zoo.  Reward yourself this Halloween when you adopt a tarantula or vampire bat. This package is zero calories but 100% sweet. It’s the perfect treat that provides terrific support for animal care.

  • $30
    Adoption Certificate, name on website, photo fact sheet, magnet and treat bag.
  • $40
    All of the above PLUS a ZooBook.
  • $60
    All of the above PLUS a spider or bat plush!

Regular Adoptions

  • $35: Adoption certificate, name on website and photo fact sheet
  • $50: All of the above PLUS photo button of your animal
  • $75All of the above PLUS a plush toy

Online Adoptions

There are two ways to Adopt:

  1. Purchase Online
  2. Print out and Mail directly to the Zoo: Order Form

P.O. Box 37250
Louisville, KY 40233

Please allow a minimum of 2 business days for processing.


If you have questions about adopting for a group or customizing your adoption at a higher level, email or call (502) 238-5389.

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