Animal Adoptions

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Animal Adoption

Animal Adoptions are a great way to help the Oklahoma City Zoo and the animals that call the Zoo home. Your generous donation helps supply the Oklahoma City Zoo with important funding for health, enrichment and the nutritional needs of all our Zoo animals. And animal adoptions make great gifts too!

Classic adoption

Classic Adoption - $40
Each Classic Adoption donation includes a personalized certificate and name recognition on the ZOOfriends website for one year.


 

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Limited Edition adoption

Limited Edition Adoption - $60
Each Limited Edition Adoption includes choice of plush tiger, rhino or gorilla, personalized adoption certificate, photo, fact sheet about your adopted animal and name recognition on the ZOOfriends website for one year.
 

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Deluxe adoption

Deluxe Adoption - $100
Each Deluxe Adoption includes choice of plush tiger, rhino or gorilla, personalized adoption certificate, photo, fact sheet about your adopted animal, two general admission tickets to the OKC Zoo, tote bag and name recognition on the ZOOfriends website for one year.

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Limited Edition Adoption Package

Limited Edition Pygmy Hippo Adoption - $100
Each Pygmy Hippo Limited Edition Adoption includes a pygmy hippo plush animal, personalized adoption certificate, pygmy hippo fact sheet, two general admission tickets to the OKC Zoo, OKC Zoo canvas tote bag, postcard autographed by Gayla Peevey, name recognition on the ZOOfriends website for one year and a T-shirt commemorating the 65th anniversary of Gayla's iconic "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" hit song. (T-shirts are available while supplies last) Adoption does not include personal possession of any Zoo animal and no ownership rights are conferred.

All net proceeds from the limited edition Pygmy Hippo Adoption package benefit the Zoological Society of London and their pygmy hippo conservation program.

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ROLE OF HONOR

Your deserve to be recognized! 

Thank you for your support of the Oklahoma Zoological Society and the Oklahoma City Zoo.

 

January 2018
 
  • Tom Cohoon Rhino
  • Edie Cohoon Gorilla
  • Dylan Combs Tiger
  • Davis Combs Tiger
  • Raymond English Gorilla
  • Melissa Gleason Elephant
  • Carolyn Good Lion
  • Charlie Greenhaw Rhino
  • Matthew & Vici Heitzke Rhino
  • James Hill Tiger
  • Aayla Hodge Tiger
  • Clifford Hughes Rhino
  • Cora Ivey Gorilla
  • Tyler, Paige & Rhett Lewis Lion
  • Jan & Bran Marion Rhino
  • Will Mazza Rhino
  • Kayla Meason Tiger
  • Kendall Meason Lion
  • Ward Rainbolt Lion
  • Thomas Rainbolt Lion
  • Maile Sawyer Rhino
  • Dane Sawyer Gorilla
  • Laurie Schwartz Tiger
  • Carol VanWart Tiger
  • Harrison Vaughn Tiger
  • Kris Vodvarka Tiger
  • Braden Willard Gorilla
  • Cooper Willard Tiger
  • Tatum Wolgamott Tiger
February 2018
 
  • James Allen Tiger
  • Amanda Bel Rhino
  • Tommy & Charlie Lord Tiger
  • Brooke & Blakeleigh Bitsche Tiger
  • Ryan Davis Rhino
  • Samantha Denney Rhino
  • Madeline Denney Rhino
  • Hazel GiddensGorilla
  • Jon HarpmanRhino
  • Hayden HomseyTiger
  • Jackson HomseyRhino
  • Jake HomseyGorilla
  • Josie HomseyRhino
  • Clifford Hughes Gorilla
  • Christopher Kilgore River Otter
  • Obadiah Kirby Gorilla
  • Samuel Kirby Rhino
  • Abigail Kirby Tiger
  • Josh &Renee Koenig Gorilla
  • Dr. Erin McQuiston Swift Fox
  • Tani Miller Sloth
  • Richard & Dianna Neaves Rhino
  • Danielle Oblander Tiger
  • Nancy Pryst Grizzly Bear
  • Mark Raper Rhino
  • Heather & Michael Rhodes Rhino & Tiger
  • Jemma Spinner Rhino
  • Michael StevensRed Panda
  • Eden & Claire Stone Gorilla
  • Kelly Thompson Elephant
  • Keira & Savannah ToccoTiger
  • GiGi Trowsdale Gorilla
  • Lesley Wempe Rhino
  • Payden Williams Lion
  • Natalie Williams Tiger
March 2018
 
  • Grant Anderson Gorilla
  • Evelynn Barraza Tiger
  • Bronson BeaglesGorilla
  • James Brand Rhino
  • Kiera & Quinn Coleman Tiger
  • Keegan CurtisTiger
  • Aiden FosterRhino
  • Kyle Henderson Rhino
  • Anthony Hoppers Rhino
  • Franklin HornerRhino
  • Cliff Hughes Tiger
  • Sophie & Silas AriasTiger
  • Isabella Martinez & Peter HilliardTiger
  • Eris Jackson Tiger
  • Eleanor Lanz Tiger
  • Violet Lanz Tiger
  • Hannah LiebermanRed Panda
  • Kathryn LiskaTiger
  • Austin & Ryleight MitsuhashiTiger
  • Harrison James Parker Lion
  • Charlotte Peek Gorilla
  • Mike & Heather Rhodes Gorilla
  • Kelyy Schuler Sloth
  • Hayden Sharp Gorilla
  • Cami TaylorTiger
  • Diya Valentine Tiger
April 2018
 
  • Darin Caruso Lion
  • Jonah Flaming Tiger
  • Cierdan Foreman Bush Rhino
  • Gwyn Gamblin Tiger
  • Trista Gill Tiger
  • Mason Hay Gorilla
  • Clifford Hughes Lion
  • Meredith Lockridge Rhino
  • Hunter Lockridge Rhino
  • Ashley Perry Tiger
  • Everett Worsham Gorilla
  • OCCC CDCLS Amanda's Classroom Elephant
  • OCCC CDCLS Brittany's Classroom Elephant
  • OCCC CDCLS Christian's Classroom Lion
  • OCCC CDCLS Julie's Classroom Red Panda
  • OCCC CDCLS Kathryn's Classroom Green Mamba
  • OCCC CDCLS Maryam's Classroom Tiger
  • OCCC CDCLS Rebekah's Classroom Chimpanzee
  • Whitten Girls Tiger
May 2018
 
  • Kaitlyn Bryan Tiger
  • Elizabeth Ferguson Rhino
  • Clifford Hughes Lion
  • Clifford Hughes Ostrich
  • Jackson McDaniel Elephant
  • Teresa Petromilli Elephant
  • Kenton & Brittney Shaw Rhino
  • Boulevard Academy Alternative School Black Bear
June 2018
 
  • Mal & Dan Costello Tiger
  • Addison Cullen-Henry Gorilla
  • Xzavier Graham Tiger
  • Payton Graham Rhino
  • Linda Revere Tiger
  • Arlo Tompkins Rhino
  • Annabelle Virgin Elephant
  • The Marsh Family Rhino
July 2018
 
  • Elaine Ackerman Zebra
  • Noah Blosch Rhino
  • Natalie Carlson Gorilla
  • Garrett Chapman Rhino
  • Caniel FloresRhino
  • Sherry Furseth Rhino
  • Montanna Furseth Rhino
  • ERichard Lee Rhino
  • Dennis Munday Tiger
  • Katie R Robinson Rhino
  • Drake Schick Rhino
  • Heidi ShainRhino
  • Addy Stenulson Rhino
  • James Tyra Rhino
  • The Williams Family Rhino
  • Aiden Rhino
  • Brinley Rhino
  • Pam Shaw & Friends Fishing Cat
  • Kanela & CoRhino
  • Synder Family Rhino
  • Mrs. Knoll's Class 2018-2019 Rhino
  • Miss Jones 2nd Grade 2018 Rhino
August 2018
 
  • Alia Christen Rhino
  • Matthew & Nathaniel Coutino Rhino
  • Lincoln Houk Gorilla
  • Daxton Houk Tiger
  • Madihah Janjua Tiger
  • Dr. David Kallenber Gorilla
  • Benjamin Kates Rhino
  • Niah Kennedy Tiger
  • Minda Landrith Rhino
  • Beth McCown Rhino
  • Oliver Palmer Rhino
  • Matt & Corby Poursaba Rhino
  • Naomi VanLiew Rhino
  • Jacob Vawter Gorilla
  • The Phillips Family Tiger
  • Brown Family Rhino
September 2018
 
  • Stan Converse Gorilla
  • Harper Edwards Gorilla
  • Madison Edwards Gorilla
  • Ophelia Hughes Tiger
  • Clifford Hughes Tiger
  • June Munson Gorilla
  • Linda Osborn Gorilla
  • Colbie Mae Taylor Gorilla
  • Girton Family Komodo Dragon
October 2018
 
  • Branson Chic Red Panda
  • Kelly Findley Red Panda
  • Lorelai Findley Flamingo
  • Presli Findley  Galapagos Tortoise
  • Kenneth Hashimoto Fishing Cat
  • Kenneth Hashimoto Ocelot
  • Macey Kemp Harbor Seal
  • Aaron Lockwood  Tiger
  • Kushal Opadakan-  naya Tiger
  • Grey Rittenhouse Komodo Dragon
  • Faith Rittenhouse Red Panda
  • Krystle Rittenhouse Tiger
  • Oliver Terry Elephant
  • Amelia Terry Red Panda
November 2018
 
  • Irene Christian Hippo
  • Davis Combs Tiger
  • Dylan Combs Tiger
  • Sherry Duke  Hippo
  • Jeanne Frazier Andean Condor
  • Desiree Freeman Tiger
  • Liam Horton Hippo
  • E.J. and Christian Jackson  Elephant
  • Peggy Manning  Hippo
  • Seth Prather Elephant
  • Cheryl Raines Hippo
  • Mike and Heather Rhodes Red Panda
  • Bailey Ann Rosentreter Elephant
  • Wyatt Rosentreter Komodo Dragon
  • Shelia Schick Tiger
  • Drake Schick Tiger
  • Birdie Shelton Gorilla
  • Deacon Shelton Gorilla
  • Brandi Shreve Gorilla
  • Riley Simon Hippo
  • Jennifer Willis-Beckett Hippo
  • Joni Younts Hippo
  • Jennifer and Kaiden Hippo
  • Cassie Hippo
  • Marijane, Gracelyn, Jackson, Benjamin and Clara Hippo
September 2017
 
  • Lillian Diamond Hippo
  • Danielle Dunn Clownfish
  • Samuel Martin Ostrich
  • In Memory of Kelly Hutchcroft Bison
November 2017
 
  • Imaya Courtney Lion
  • Lela Essary Red Panda
  • Merrick Hemphill Hippo
  • Nichole Kirk Giraffe
  • Brianne Kirk Chimpanzee
  • Hudson KirkElephant
  • Elizabeth Lee Tiger
  • Olivia Linton Giraffe
  • Margaret Paynter Fishing Cat
  • Lindsay Runhart Elephant
December 2017
 
  • Meadow Anderson Hippo
  • Matias Anderson Hippo
  • Eve, Mark & Luke Antosh Hippo
  • Kaylee Aubrey Hippo
  • Deanna Beatty Hippo
  • Jamie Benge Hippo
  • Sofia & Natalya Blunt Hippo
  • Grayson Brooks Hippo
  • Savannah Frances Brown Hippo
  • Shepard Patrick Brown Lion
  • William Burgett Hippo
  • Samuel Burgett Lion
  • James Burnes Hippo
  • Juliette & Elise Butcher Ostrich
  • Cary Caddell Hippo
  • Emily Chandler Hippo
  • Irene Christian Hippo
  • Linda Christie Hippo
  • Clay Coldiron Hippo
  • Daxton Collins Hippo
  • Jennifer Collins-Ramos Hippo
  • Brent Denley Hippo
  • Rowdy Elliott Hippo
  • Allison Schiller Ethan Cartwright Hippo
  • Gabriel Fallik Hippo
  • Jake Fielder Okapi
  • Kyrsten Fielder Lion
  • Jimmie Fraley Hippo
  • Carley Frazier Hippo
  • Patricia Geurin Hippo
  • Ashley Graumann Hippo
  • Collins Grounds Lion
  • Megan Hays Tiger
  • Cliff Hughes Hippo
  • David Hughes Lion
  • Rylee Irvin Hippo
  • Autrie Irvin Hippo
  • Avery Johnson Sloth
  • Berkley Johnson Giraffe
  • Jasprett Kaur Hippo
  • Colton Key Hippo
  • Gary Kinder Hippo
  • Nancy Lester Hippo
  • Amelia Lewis Hippo
  • Mark & Carol Loessel Hippo
  • Daniece Lyon Hippo
  • Amanda Macleod Hippo
  • Janice Maxwell Hippo
  • Emma McLaughlin Hippo
  • Eli McLaughlin Hippo
  • Audra Miller Okapi
  • Mitchell Moss Hippo
  • Atticus Nabors Lion
  • Carter Nall Okapi
  • Seth Nevel Hippo
  • Oliver Palmer Hippo
  • Jenifer Paris Hippo
  • Felix Pinto Hippo
  • Alexander Pinto Hippo
  • Katelynn Podoll Hippo
  • Steve Riha Mexican Gray Wolf
  • Bailey Ann Rosentreter Lion
  • Wyatt Rosentreter Lion
  • Noah & Ceaden Rutledge Hippo
  • Sage Sanders Hippo
  • Dylan Sanders Lion
  • Cecillia Schaffer Hippo
  • Shelia Schick Hippo
  • Drake Schick Hippo
  • Michaela Slaughter Hippo
  • Megan Smith Alligator
  • Sophia Sorocco Hippo
  • Karl Sorocco Hippo
  • Ellis Stutzman Hippo
  • Heather Swallows Hippo
  • Mistie Swinford Hippo
  • Ruth Wall Hippo
  • Crystal Weems Hippo
  • Sharon Wendte Hippo
  • Steve Wendte Okapi
  • Ann White Hippo
  • Cody White Lion
  • Weston, Wright, Reese, Wren & Walker Zerr Lion
  • Jenita, Bella & Blakney Hippo
  • Heather & Holly Hippo
  • Ashley G Hippo
  • The Caswell Family Hippo
  • Melvin, Nicki, Lauren, Chris, Tilly & Zoey Hippo
  • Stanley Family Hippo
  • Riggs Family Hippo
  • The Colby Turner Family Okapi
  • The Stebens Family Hippo
  • Bob P Sumatran Tiger
  • Bob P Lion
September 2017
 
  • Lillian Diamond Hippo
  • Danielle Dunn Clownfish
  • Samuel Martin Ostrich
  • In Memory of Kelly Hutchcroft Bison
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