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By adopting an animal at the Miller Park Zoo, you support exceptional daily care of the zoo's animals. Our professional staff will provide the special diet, environment, and veterinary care that your animal requires.

Adopt for yourself or as a gift! Animal adoptions are perfect gifts for every occasion, especially birthdays, anniversaries, back-to-school, classrooms, births, weddings, zoo trips, and more!
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ZOOKEEPER FEATURED ANIMAL ADOPTIONS
When you adopt an animal for just $25 you will receive by mail:

One Year adoption
Personalized adoption certificate
Fact sheet about your animal
Letter from the Zoo Director
The satisfaction of supporting the Miller Park Zoo!
*Your entire $25 adoption fee is tax-deductible

CURATOR FEATURED ANIMAL ADOPTION
When you adopt an animal at the $50 level, you will receive by mail:

One Year adoption
Personalized adoption certificate
Color photograph of adopted animal
Fact sheet about your animal
Letter from the Zoo Director
The satisfaction of supporting the Miller Park Zoo!
Your entire $50 adoption fee is tax-deductible.

DIRECTOR FEATURED ANIMAL ADOPTIONS
When you adopt an animal at the DIRECTOR level for $100, you will receive by mail:

One Year adoption
Personalized adoption certificate
Color photograph of your adopted animal
Fact sheet about your animal
Letter from the Zoo Director
Miller Park Zoo Magnetic Photo Frame
The satisfaction of supporting the Miller Park Zoo!
*$95 of your adoption fee is tax-deductible.


**Note: The animal collection at the Zoo is constantly changing. If the situation occurs where the animal you have Zoodopted leaves the Zoo before your Zoodoption year is over, we will, at your request, substitute a different animal for the balance of the year.


Curators

  • Sydney Owens - Harbor Seals
  • Anna Carson- Pallas Cat
  • Jill Mellen - Pallas Cat
  • John and Lois Pennock - Sumatran Tiger
  • Northpoint Elementary School - Harbor Seals
  • Kristy Allred/Kathy Sappenback Coldwell Banker Heart of America - Sumatran Tiger
  • April Eckhardt - North American River Otter
  • Muffley Elementary School 3rd Grade - Seba's Short-Tailed Bat
  • Zoe Baker - Snow Leopard Cubs
  • Bob Dobski - Harbor Seal
  • John Walther - Mueller's Gibbon
  • El Paso-Gridley Cub Scouts Pack 3874 - Red Wolves
  • Nathan Willis Dorsey - Pallas Cat

Directors

  • Dr. Linda Sue Johnson - Snow Leopard
  • Danielle Segerstrom- San Clemente Island Goats
  • Ryan Zehr - Snow Leopard
  • Cub Scout Pack 51, Lexington, IL - Randal Lineback
  • Deb Honegger - Pallas' Cat
  • Cindy Landliss - Pallas' Cat
  • Beverly Beauford - Pallas' Cat
  • Ed Landliss - Red Panda
  • Jeff Tinervin - Meuller's Gibbon
  • Teri Bittle - Greater Flamingo
  • Santa Chuck - Reindeer
  • Northpoint Elementary School - North American River Otter
  • Northpoint Elementary School - Snow Leopard
  • Northpoint Elementary School - Sumatran Tiger
  • Mrs. Oertle's 2017 - 2018 6th Grade Class - Henry The Cockatoo
  • Paige Meadows - Snow Leopard
  • Paul Mitchell The School Normal - Red Panda
  • The Marinello Family - Red Panda
  • Noah O'Brien - Galapagos Tortoise
  • Paul Mitchell the School - Normal - Sumatran Tiger
  • Arie Lee Hunt - Chinchilla
  • Jack Swearingen - Eurasian Eagle Owl
  • Swearingen Family - Red Pandas
  • Mulberry School - Meerkats
  • Third Sunday Market - Greater Flamingo
  • Mrs. Turner's 5th Grade Class, Prairieland Elementary - Red Panda