Symbolic Adoptions

Symbolic Adoptions

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.

Important Dates: 
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.


Symbolic Adoptions

Pebbles • Reindeer Costume
Pebbles • Reindeer Costume

Pebbles • Reindeer Costume

Pebbles • Reindeer Costume

Limited Time Only! • Limited Quantity!

Your Holiday Symbolic Adoption of Pebbles the Penguin includes a premium plush penguin in reindeer costume and a holiday certificate of adoption. Funds from your adoption directly support the care of the animals.

Tax included in price.

@ $66.23 ea.
Pebbles • Snowman Costume
Pebbles • Snowman Costume

Pebbles • Snowman Costume

Pebbles • Snowman Costume

Limited Time Only! • Limited Quantity!

Your Holiday Symbolic Adoption of Pebbles the Penguin includes a premium plush penguin in snowman costume and a holiday certificate of adoption. Funds from your adoption directly support the care of the animals.

Tax included in price.

@ $66.23 ea.
Phoebe the Giraffe
Phoebe the Giraffe

Phoebe the Giraffe

Phoebe the Giraffe

Your Symbolic Adoption of Phoebe the Giraffe includes a premium plush giraffe and a certificate of adoption. Funds from your adoption directly support the care of the animals.

Tax included in price.

@ $56.45 ea.
Kumar the Tiger
Kumar the Tiger

Kumar the Tiger

Kumar the Tiger

Your Symbolic Adoption of Kumar the Tiger includes a premium plush tiger and a certificate of adoption. Funds from your adoption directly support the care of the animals.

Tax included in price.

@ $56.45 ea.
Liu the Red Panda
Liu the Red Panda

Liu the Red Panda

Liu the Red Panda

Your Symbolic Adoption of Liu the Red Panda includes a premium plush red panda and a certificate of adoption. Funds from your adoption directly support the care of the animals.

Tax included in price.

@ $56.45 ea.

Zoo Gift Cards

Add a Zoo Gift Card to your Symbolic Adoption!

$25 Zoo Gift Card
$25 Zoo Gift Card

$25 Zoo Gift Card

$25 Zoo Gift Card

$25 Zoo Gift Card

@ $25.00 ea.
$50 Zoo Gift Card
$50 Zoo Gift Card

$50 Zoo Gift Card

$50 Zoo Gift Card

$50 Zoo Gift Card

@ $50.00 ea.
$100 Zoo Gift Card
$100 Zoo Gift Card

$100 Zoo Gift Card

$100 Zoo Gift Card

$100 Zoo Gift Card

@ $100.00 ea.
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