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Adopt a Species!

tis the season to save speciesAdopt for yourself, a relative, or a friend. Adopt a Species makes a one-of-a-kind present. The Adopt a Species program supports the National Zoo's extraordinary work in the conservation and care of the world's rarest animals.

Thinking of adopting for the holidays? Orders placed by December 15th are guaranteed delivery by Christmas.


Shipping is free! Adopt packages ship anywhere within the US and Canada.

Orders will be processed and shipped for arrival within 7 to 10 business days.

Please note: FONZ membership is not a benefit of adopting a species.

Questions? Email us.