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.

Special Mikki and Fitz Adoption!

  • $100: a personalized adoption certificate, picture/info card, the parents name(s) on the Zoo website, a Zoo magnet, an African themed reusable bag PLUS a plush Mikki and Fitz. (pictured below)

Elephant and calf plush

Regular Adoptions

  • $35: Personalized Adoption Certificate, Picture/Info Card & Name on the Website
  • $50: All of the above PLUS a Zoo magnet 
  • $75All of the above PLUS a plush toy 

Online Adoptions



  1. Call us at (502) 238-5389 and purchase over the phone.
  2. Print out an Order Form and Mail directly to the Zoo

Please note not all of our animals are adoptable, should there be any issues with your mailed in order form we will contact you with the information you provide.

P.O. Box 37250
Louisville, KY 40233

Please allow a minimum of 2 business days for processing.


If you have any questions about our ADOPTS program please call or email Maggie Taylor at (502) 238-5389 or

Privacy Note

Any information you provide is for internal use only and will not be sold to or used by other parties.

See our list of Animal Adoption Parents!