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Warm your Valentine’s heart with the coolest gift in town

“Adopt” a Fort Worth Zoo penguin

FORT WORTH, Texas – This Valentine’s Day, share your love for wildlife by “adopting” a Fort Worth Zoo penguin in your Valentine’s name! This year, you can adopt one or both of the Zoo’s penguin species (African and rockhopper) for your sweetheart. The Zoo is offering four penguin packages that are festively packaged in a Valentine’s Day-themed “animal carrier” box. Packages begin at $40, and while “adopted” penguins cannot join your Valentine at home, adoption proceeds contribute to their care for an entire year. Orders must be received by Monday, Feb. 7 to ensure mail delivery by Feb. 14. Otherwise, packages may be picked up in person at the Fort Worth Zoo’s Administration Building.

Penguin Pals – $40 (your choice of African or rockhopper)
- Personalized adoption certificate
- Animal fact sheet
- 4x6 color photo
- Plush penguin
- Valentine’s “animal carrier” box

Love Birds – $80 (adopt both species)
- Personalized adoption certificate
- Animal fact sheets about both penguins
- 4x6 color photos – one of each penguin
- Two plush penguins
- Valentine’s “animal carrier” box
- Two Zoo passes

Brunch with the Penguins – $125 (adopt both species)
- Personalized adoption certificate
- Animal fact sheets about both penguins
- 4x6 color photos – one of each penguin
- Two plush penguins
- Valentine’s “animal carrier” box
- Two Zoo passes
- Invitation for two to Brunch with the Penguins
- Brunch buffet
- Mocktails
- Interactive game – we’ll need audience participation!
- Meet and greet with the Zoo’s penguins

Dinner with the Penguins – $175 (adopt both species)
- Personalized adoption certificate
- Animal fact sheets about both penguins
- 4x6 color photos – one of each penguin
- Two plush penguins
- Valentine’s “animal carrier” box
- Two Zoo passes
- Invitation for two to Dinner with the Penguins
- Passed hors d’oeuvres and dinner buffet
- Open bar
- Interactive game – we’ll need audience participation!
- Meet and greet with the Zoo’s penguins

Invitations for brunch and dinner are for two people. The events have adult-themed subject matter; therefore guests must be age 21 or older, no exceptions. The parties have limited availability and historically sell out quickly, so don’t wait to order. Brunch and dinner menus can be viewed online.

The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide and the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey. The Zoo is home to more than 500 animal species and a world-famous reptile collection, housed in the brand new Museum of Living Art (MOLA). The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than 1 million visitors a year.

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For further information, contact:

Alexis Wilson, Communications Director
awilson@fortworthzoo.org

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