Someone needs a bear hug!

Our Andean bear adoption packages make the perfect Valentine's Day gift. For $50, including shipping and handling, the Zoo will deliver an Andean bear adoption package to anyone in the continental U.S.

This Valentine's Day adoption includes:

  • A 12-inch Andean bear (while supplies last)
  • Gift card from you
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Color photo with animal facts
  • Car decal
  • Name on the Zoo Parents Donor Wall and website for one year
  • Invitation to the Zoo Parents Picnic

Order

This special adoption package is $50. Price includes shipping and handling.  

  • By phone:
    • This special adoption package is $50. Price includes shipping and handling.  
    • Call (314) 646-4771, option 2 during regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • To ensure February 14 delivery, phone orders are accepted through February 1.
  • In-person: 
    • This special adoption package is $50 for orders that need to be shipped.
    • This adoption is $40 when you purchase your adoption package at the Zoo and take it home with you that day.
    • Visit a Welcome Desk at the North or South Entrances of the Zoo.
    • On-site purchases needing to be shipped are accepted through February 1.
    • On-site pick-up purchases are welcome through February 14.
  • Online: 
    • This special adoption package is $50. Price includes shipping and handling.  
    • To ensure February 14 delivery, phone orders are accepted through February 1.

ORDER ONLINE

  • Mail-In:
    •  This special adoption package is $50. Price includes shipping and handling.  
    • To ensure February 14 delivery, mail-in orders must be postmarked by January 27.

February 14 Shipping Deadlines:

  • Mail-In: January 27
  • Phone: February 1
  • Online: February 1

 On-site purchases are welcome through February 14.

Please order early as supplies are limited.

Anniversary seals and renewal commemorative gifts, when applicable, will be mailed.

Proceeds

All proceeds go directly toward the care and feeding of the animals.