Adopt a Wild Child

Koala Special

Show our koalas how much you care by adopting them today!

For a limited time, you can adopt one of our cuddly koalas for $75. This special adoption package includes a koala plush, a framed photo of your adopted koala, a personalized eucalyptus leaf that will be on display at the koala exhibit, a koala animal fact sheet and a personalized adoption certificate. Your adoption is a unique, fun way to help us feed and care for more than 1,700 animals including our koalas, who have a huge appetite for eucalyptus!

Adoption for $75 includes:

  • A koala plush
  • A personalized eucalyptus leaf (displayed at koala exhibit)
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • A koala animal fact sheet
  • A framed koala photo

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Individual Adoption Packages

$50 Package

  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Framed animal photo
  • Animal fact sheet
  • Expeditions subscription (Zoo newsletter)
  • Online recognition for one year

$100 Package

  • Includes all $50 package benefits
  • Animal plush
  • 2 rides wristbands
  • Wild Child Breakfast invitation for two

$250 Package

  • Includes all $50 package benefits
  • Choice of KC Zoo mug or tumbler
  • Plush animal
  • 4 Zoo passes or 4 platinum rides wristbands
  • Wild Child Breakfast invitation (plus one guest)

$500 Package

  • Includes all $50 package benefits
  • Choice of KC Zoo mug or tumbler
  • Plush animal
  • 4 Zoo passes or 4 platinum rides wristbands
  • Docent-led African golf cart safari for up to 4 people
  • Invitations to Conservation Series speakers and zoo trips

Community & Social Organization Adoption Packages

$100 Package

  • One framed animal photo
  • One animal fact sheet
  • Personalized official adoption certificate
  • up to 30 Zoo stickers

$250 Package

  • Includes all $100 package benefits
  • Kansas City Zoo keepsake (up to 30)

$500 Package

  • Includes all $100 and $250 package benefits
  • An original 11"×14” Zoo animal painting (works of art by our artistic animals) which will be presented to the class or group by a Zoo representative.

Corporate Adoptions

In order to conserve, entertain, and educate our visitors, to instill a respect for nature, we need the continuous support of the entire Kansas City area. As a business or corporation, you can adopt the animal of your choice for one year. Your tax-deductible donation will ensure that our animals will continue to receive the very best quality of care.

Adopt a koala today!

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