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.

Holiday Shopping Information

Special Offer: $5 off all Adopt Packages of $50 - $100!

Shopping for the holidays? Orders must be placed by December 13 for 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.

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