Zoo hours for 2024: The zoo is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last entry is at 4 p.m. The zoo is closed on Mondays, except for Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous Peoples Day. Please note that some exhibits are closed due to construction. For more information, visit 'Plan Your Visit' - 'Hours & Pricing'. (dismiss)
Adopt an Animal

Animals available for “adoption”

Axolotl

Fennec Fox

Linne’s Two-Toed Sloth

Prairie Dog

Red Fox

Reticulated Giraffe

Slender Tailed Meerkat

Snow Leopard

Southern White Rhino

Fennec Fox
Mammals
Reticulated Giraffe
Biodiversity Gift Shop
Snow Leopoard

ADOPT Perks

Both adoption packages come with the standard perks – an animal fact sheet, an animal photo, name on website (NEW), animal magnet coupon (NEW) and special keeper chat QR code (NEW). Increase your adoption level for additional perks!

$50 Adoption Perks

  • Animal Photo
  • Animal Fact Sheet
  • Name on the Online Adopt Recognition Board
  • Animal Magnet Coupon to redeem on your next visit. Please note that the magnet will feature one of Niabi Zoo’s animals, not your adopted animal.
  • Unique Keeper Chat QR code

$150 Adoption Perks

  • Animal Photo
  • Animal Fact Sheet
  • Name on the Online Adopt Recognition Board
  • Animal Magnet Coupon to redeem on your next visit. Please note that the magnet will feature one of Niabi Zoo’s animals, not your adopted animal.
  • Unique Keeper Chat QR code
  • Entry into our year-end drawing to win a unique piece of animal art
  • Mini Plush of your adopted animal
  • 2 train tickets

Adopt an animal today!

Adopt an Animal

Looking to purchase an Animal Adopt for someone else? You must click the link below and purchase one of our Animal Adopt eGift Cards based on your chosen Adopt package. The eGift Card will be sent to your email, so please double-check the email you put in and check your junk/spam folder.

Gift an Animal Adopt

Email

membership@niabizoo.com

Adopt an Animal Parent Recognition

Thank you to our zoo parents!

2024 AXOLOTL 

Victoria Roth

2024 FENNEC FOX

Violet and Charlotte French

2024 LINNE’S TWO TOED SLOTH 

Carolyn and Sam Ginder

2024 PRAIRE DOG 

2024 RED FOX

The Garrison Family

2024 RETICULATED GIRAFFE 

David Dean

2024 SLENDER TAILED MEERKAT

Oliver and Josie Johnson

2024 SNOW LEOPARD 

Jennifer Voigts

Shawna Dean

2024 SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO

ADOPTIVE PARENTS

2023 APRIL-DECEMBER

Mandy Mathews

In memory of Dorothy Ralston

David Dean

Shawna Dean

Shawn and Jennifer Voights

David Nelson

Becca Stewart

Anna Malone

Kelly Vawter

Pamela Blakley

Mike Turner

Lori Turner

Aubri-Ann Vermillion

Chesney Storm

Chambers Storm

Jack Guisti

Caroline Williams