Adopt a Species

Support Animals at the National Zoo


Help the Smithsonian's National Zoo's commitment to providing leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability! Give a gift that gives back by adopting a species.


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.

A portion of all Adopt a Species package donations is tax deductible. Questions? Email us or call 202-633-4259.