With our symbolic adoption program, you can become a “Zoo Parent”! Every animal and garden at the Virginia Zoo is available for adoption at several donation levels, starting at just $25. Proceeds benefit various Zoo programs, including the Zoo’s Conservation Fund.

Zoodoption packages make perfect gifts for people of all ages!

For more information or questions on the Zoodoption program, call 757-441-2374, ext. 257.

Under the Internal Revenue Service regulations covering Charitable Contributions, you may deduct the amount of the Zood0ption less the fair market value of benefits received. Zoodoption Packages at the $50 and above levels include a plush animal, which has a fair market value of $10. The Virginia Zoological Society is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization, federal tax ID number is 51-0253147. We recommend you consult your Tax Accountant for further clarification.