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Adopt an Animal at Wildwood Zoo


Why adopt one of our zoo animals? There are several reasons! By adopting one of the zoo animals you are helping provide for that animal’s needs. You are also able to create a unique bond with the zoo while helping the animals living there. In addition, it makes a unique gift that you can give to family members, colleagues, bosses, neighbors, friends, and teachers. Your gift is also tax deductible since the zoological society is a not-for-profit organization. Proceeds help the Zoological Society to purchase new animals, put on educational programs at the zoo as well as provide for other animal needs. All of the zoo animals are available for zoo adoption.

To adopt a zoo animal please fill out our Animal Adoption Donation Form and mail it along with your payment to: Wildwood Park Zoological Society, Attn: Animal Adoption, PO Box 523, Marshfield WI, 54449.

There are two levels of adoptions:

$35 level:

  •  5x7 photo of the animal you are adopting

  • Certificate signed by the zookeeper

  • Animal fact sheet

  • Your name will appear on the zoo website as one of our animal adopters

$50 level:

  • Everything from above, plus

  • Metal sign created by Serenity Designs in Marshfield.
    (Sign will feature adopter's name, image of adopted animal and adoption year. The zoo will display the sign near the adopted animal's enclosure and it will remain there through the season. We will then send the sign to the adopter at the end of the season. The sign is approximately 16.5" x 13" and is weather-resistant.)

Please allow 3-6 weeks to receive your adoption package.

Species available for adoption include: arctic fox and gray fox, wolf, bald eagles, great horned owls, sandhill cranes, turkey vulture, mountain lions, lynx, bison, elk, and white-tailed deer.

Wildwood Zoo's Animals Thank the Following People for Their Adoption

$50 Level Adoptions

Maire Jane, Logan and James

(Screech Owl)

Gabriella and Liam


Delind, Maine, and Nevin


Paul Huther

(Sandhill Crane)

Rose Huther

(Great Horned Owl)

Doug and Melanie Salzman

(Arctic Fox)

Maire Jane, Logan and James


 Dave Wurl

(Gray Fox)

Anna Magnin



$35 Level Adoptions

Delind, Maine, and Nevin

(Great Horned Owl)

Gabriella and Liam

(Red Tailed Hawk)

Dave and Linda Wielock

(Arctic Fox)

 Phyllis Wood



Grant Elementary School

(Bald Eagle)

Washington Elementary School


Lincoln Elementary School


Nasonville Elementary School

(White-tailed Deer)

Madison Elementary School


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