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.

Regular Adoptions

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

Special Mikki and Fitz Adoption!

  • $100: Personalized Adoption Certificate, Name on the Website, Picture/Info Card, Zoo magnet, an African-themed shopping bag PLUS a special “Mikki and Fitz” plush toy (pictured below)

Elephant and calf plush

Online Adoptions



  1. Call us at (502) 238-5603 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 questions about adopting for a group or customizing your adoption at a higher level, email or call (502) 238-5603.

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!