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Adopt an Animal

Help us look after your favourite animal by becoming an animal adopter; it makes a fantastic gift for any age!

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Gift box adoptions:

Choose from seven of our favourite animals to adopt, you receive an adoption gift pack including a cuddly toy in the post. See the options below and adopt them in a matter of minutes online. 

You can choose from seven different animals (see choices below) and costs just £40, adoptions last for a 12 months from your chosen adoption start date.

Adoption packs include two tickets to the Zoo, a cuddly toy, an adoption certificate, a copy of 'The Zoo' magazine, your name displayed at the exhibit and a fact-file about your chosen animal.

Click here to buy your adoption.

Group adoption

Get together to help wildlife by adopting an animal as a group. Come and visit your animal together. It could even become your mascot! Cost to adopt an animal- £60.

Call the adoptions team on 0117 974 7300 to order your group adoption.

The list of animals available for adoption are below, click on the images to buy an adoption:


Image of kukena the western lowland gorilla - available for adoption at Bristol Zoo Jock the Western lowland gorilla Poppy the African penguin Jasmina the red panda  
Biggie the giant tortoise Babushka the meerkat Kamran and Ketan the lion cubs