Show your love and support for Lincoln Children's Zoo and your favorite animal friends through the Zoo's Symbolic Adoption program. Funds from the Symbolic Adoption program go directly towards the care and well-being of the animals. Whether this symbolic adoption is a gift to yourself or an animal lover in your life, you’ll be helping to support your Lincoln Children's Zoo.
Limited Time! Holiday Symbolic Adoptions are here for a limited time and have a limited quantity. Pebbles the penguin is ready for the holidays in her snowman and reindeer costumes. Adopt Pebbles for $65 and receive a premium penguin plush in your chosen outfit and a holiday certificate of adoption.
Symbolic Adoptions are $55 and include a premium plush animal of your chosen friend and a certificate of adoption. A limited number of each adoption is available.
Shipping Options: Symbolic Adoptions can be mailed directly to you via USPS or picked up at the Zoo Reception Office.
December 15 • Last day to order with shipping before Christmas
December 20 • Last day to order for in-person pick up before Christmas
December 23 • Last day to pick up before Christmas
Please allow 3 days for us to process your order for pick up or shipping. Once your order has shipped, you will receive an email with tracking information.