When you make a symbolic adoption, you support our animal care and conservation programs at Oakland Zoo. It’s also a wonderful gift for your loved ones!
Choose one of our five gift categories below and donate online, or download our form and donate by mail.
**Most Adopt an Animal packets ship within 2-3 weeks dependent on volume**
Personalized certificate, photo, and animal fact sheet
All Benefits of Advocate
An animal plush of your adopted animal— if a plush of your specific animal is not available, you will receive an African Elephant plush, our signature animal
All Benefits of Hero
A one-time family admission pass to the Zoo
All Benefits of Steward
A children's book about animals
All Benefits of Explorer
Recognition in our annual Impact Report, and an invitation to our annual donor appreciation event