Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 Adult | $8 Child

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Adopt an Animal

Add a Blank Park Zoo animal to your family today!

Become the proud parent of one of 26 Blank Park Zoo animals participating in the Adopt an Animal program. By adopting an animal through this program, you not only help in the care and feeding of that animal, but also support important education and conservation programs at the Blank Park Zoo.

SPECIAL OKAPI ADOPTION PROMOTION:

Adopt the Zoo's newest addition, the Okapi, between August 1 - 31 at the $100 level or higher, and receive a FREE reusable Okapi tote bag in addition to everything included in the $100 package described below! Adopt the Okapi at ANY level and you will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE Behind the Scenes Tour of the Okapi and a FREE plush. (no purchase necessary see rules below)

There are four different Adoption Packages to choose from:

$50 package 

  • Adoption Certificate
  • Animal Photo

$100 package

  • Adoption Certificate
  • Animal Photo
  • Name on Exhibit for One Year
  • Two Feed Bundles

$250 package

  • Adoption Certificate
  • Animal Photo
  • Name on Exhibit for One Year
  • Two Feed Bundles
  • Small Plush

$500 package

  • Adoption Certificate
  • Animal Photo
  • Name on Exhibit for One Year
  • Two Feed Bundles
  • Small Plush Animal
  • Invite to Loyalty Event

The animals listed below are available for adoption:

Black-Tailed Prairie Dog
White-Handed Gibbon/Cinerous Vulture
Harbor Seal
Bactrian Camel
Golden Headed Tamarin
Poison Dart Frogs
Panamanian Golden Frogs
Coral Reef
Scarlet Macaw
Ring-Tailed Lemur
Red Panda
North American River Otter
Cassowary
Black Rhinoceros
California Sea Lion
Reticulated Giraffe
Chilean Flamingo
Magellan Penguins
African Lion
Japanese Macaque
Bennett's Wallaby
Dwarf Caiman
American (Bald) Eagle
Aldabra Tortoise
Amur Tiger
Okapi

BECOME A ZOO PARENT!

To Adopt a Zoo Animal you can make a contribution on-line today, complete and mail this form, or contact the Zoo:

Blank Park Zoo Foundation, Inc.
7401 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Phone: 515.974.2560    Fax: 515.974.2590
zoodevelopment@blankparkzoo.org
 

Okapi Adopt-An-Animal Contest Contest Rules:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest Sponsor: Blank Park Zoo, 7401 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315. Number of total winners: 1 (one). Prize: One Okapi Behind the Scenes Tour and an Okapi plush Value of grand prize: $425 or less depending on choices of winner. To enter, purchase an Okapi Adopt-an-Animal at any price level between August 1 August 31, 2018, or send your non-purchase entry to info@blankparkzoo.com. This contest is open to all ages, however if you are under age 18, your parents / legal guardians must enter the contest for you. All names/submissions to the contest can be used for promotional and marketing purposes by Blank Park Zoo. The winner will be chosen via random method. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. In the event of a tie or dispute, Blank Park Zoo and / or its representative reserves the right to name a winner and its choice will be final. You need not be present to win. Winner will be notified by email or postal letter. Contest ends on August 31, 2018. Winner will be chosen on or before September 15, 2018. Employees, former employees, contractors and immediate family members of employees and contractors are not eligible to enter.

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