What is the Animal Adoption Scheme?
Any visit to Exmoor Zoo can now be more worthwhile. By adopting an animal you can provide a helpful contribution towards the phenomenal cost of keeping and feeding the animals and supporting our conservation and breeding programmes.
Exmoor Zoo has been involved in watching over wildlife for 19 years and as a member of the British and Irish Zoos and Aquaria, (BIAZA) we are committed to species survival and environmental enrichment for the many animals in our care.
Who can adopt and how?
Anyone can adopt an animal, an individual or a large company, a brownie pack or a home for the elderly. Simply select the animal you would like to sponsor, complete the booking form and send it with your cheque to the Zoo, using the address that is on the form.
Sponsorships as a gift
Looking for a present for the person who has everything? Adoptions make unusual gifts at Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, Mother's day or Father's day. The date will be printed on the certificate.
If the Adoption is intended as a gift please allow a minimum of two weeks for this to be processed.
Animal adoptions applies to the species rather than the individual animal as animals may leave the Zoo for a variety of reasons, such as part of a conservation or breeding programme. If this applies to the whole species you have adopted, we will advise you and you may transfer your adoption to another species.Animals need your help
Every day another species of plant or animal will disappear from this world forever. You can play a valuable role in wildlife conservation at
Exmoor as each animal is waiting to be sponsored by you, your friends, your school or even your company.
As the numbers of animals threatened with extinction increases dramatically, the role of the modern zoo becomes more important; some animals owe their existence to the care provided by zoos. At Exmoor we are proud of our continued breeding successes with many rare and endangered animals in our care. We receive no subsidies or grants and the high costs of specialist care can only continue to be helped by your support.
Your adoption Scheme
The fee for adopting an animal is based on a contribution to provide food, heating and enclosure maintenance, animal husbandry costs and veterinary fees for your favourite animals. You will also be assisting ongoing conservation projects at Exmoor Zoo.
You Will Receive
An adopter’s certificate
A complimentary zoo admission ticket for two people to visit the zoo
A name plaque near to your chosen animal for one year
A photograph of your favourite animal
Periodic “zoo news” updates
Any Zoo Animal can be adopted