Adopt an Animal

Why adopt an animal?

Adopting an animal will give you the satisfaction of knowing you are helping care for animals at the Lake Superior Zoo. This is one of many privileges that only a proud Lake Superior Zoo parent can enjoy!

Adoption Levels & Benefits

Personalized Certificate
Animal Fact Sheet
4×6 Photo of Animal
ADOPT Window Decal
Special Plush Animal or Animal Paw Print

Zoo Keeper Encounter

Four Lake Superior Zoo Day Passes

Behind-the-Scenes Feeding Tour

Animals to adopt


  • African Lion


  • Amur Tiger
  • Siberian Lynx
  • Snow Leopard
  • White-naped Crane
  • Reeve’s Muntjac

Australia & Oceania

  • Green Tree Python
  • Laughing Kookaburra
  • Prehensile-tailed Skink
  • Bennet’s Wallaby


  • Goat
  • Llama
  • Silver Fox
  • Peacock
  • North American Porcupine

Griggs Learning Center

  • African Hedgehog
  • Ball Python
  • Blue and Gold Macaw
  • Chinchilla
  • Desert Tortoise
  • European Ferret

Nocturnal Building

  • African Straw-colored Fruit Bat
  • Burrowing Owl
  • Large-spotted Genet
  • Pallas Cat
  • Two-toed Sloth
  • Swift Fox

Primate Conservation Center

  • Angolan Colobus
  • Cotton-top Tamarin
  • Goeldi’s Monkey (Callimico)
  • Ring-tailed Lemur

Animals in this exhibit:

  • African Crested Porcupine
  • Gila Monster
  • Snapping Turtle
  • Coral Reef Fish

Make a Donation

The Lake Superior Zoological Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations to the zoo are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Our EIN is 41-0944885.