• Both hippos, Daisy and Jonesy
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Animal fact sheet
  • One Zoo publication
  • 4x6 color photo of both hippos, Daisy and Jonesy
  • Two plush hippos
  • Packaged in an animal carrier box ready to give!
  • Choice of hippo (Daisy or Jonesy) or a Caribbean flamingo
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Animal fact sheet
  • One Zoo publication
  • 4x6 color photo of chosen animal
  • Plush hippo or flamingo
  • Packaged in an animal carrier box ready to give!

Order Information


Don’t see the animal you want? Click here to see all of the Zoo animals that are available for adoption. Please note: The hippos (Daisy and/or Jonesy) and the Caribbean flamingo are the only animals eligible for the special holiday adoption pricing. All animals are available for adoption. Plush animals and animal carrier boxes are available a la carte on all of the regular adoption packages.

To Order:

Click on the appropriate button above for a secure online application.

Click here for the mail-in adoption form.

Holiday adoption package prices do not include shipping. To have your package shipped, please select the shipping option on the application to include a $5 USPS Priority Mail charge. Otherwise, packages will be available for pick up at the Zoo’s Administration Building within two business days. You will receive an email when the package is ready to be picked up. Because of the number of orders we receive please wait for confirmation before coming to pick up your adoption package.

All shipping orders must be received by end of business Friday, Dec. 19 to ensure mail delivery by Dec. 24.

Pick up orders may be placed through midnight on Sunday, Dec. 21. In person pick-up is available through end of business Monday, Dec. 22. The Zoo’s Administration building is located at the corner of University Drive and Colonial Parkway. Iggy, the giant green iguana, is on the roof of the adjacent building. Your package will be available in the lobby of Building #1, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Orders placed after the deadlines, will be filled the week of Dec. 29.


Questions? Contact cbasham@fortworthzoo.org.

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