Adopt a Critter

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Trying to gift wrap an alligator can be one dangerous job! Make life easier and just adopt. Become a Oxbow Meadows Wildlife Parent today and Adopt a Critter!

Adoption Levels

Friend Level

  • $30 Annually
  • Certificate
  • Fact Sheet
  • One plush animal

Guardian Level

  • $45 Annually
  • Certificate
  • Fact Sheet
  • Two plush animals

Defender Level

  • $60 Annually
  • Certificate
  • Fact Sheet
  • Three plush animals

Ambassador Level

  • $100 Annually
  • Certificate
  • Fact Sheet
  • Three plush animals
  • Behind the scenes tour*
  • Opportunity to feed animals*

*Restrictions apply

Animal Available for Adoption

Your adoption will support the health, feeding, and welfare of your animal.  The following animals are available for “adoption”, additional animals can be adopted upon request.

Please note, this is a symbolic adoption.  Your adopted animal will remain at Oxbow under the care of our expert animal keepers, ready and waiting for you to visit as often as you like.

  • Green Tree Frog
  • Ornate Frog
  • Bullfrog
  • Chilean Rose Haired Tarantula
  • Hermit Crab
  • Box Turtle
  • Pond Slider
  • Indigo Snake
  • Reticulated Python
  • Corn Snake
  • Rat Snake
  • Chinese Water Dragon
  • African Sulcata Tortoise
  • Gopher Tortoise
  • Alligator
  • Snapping Turtle

Adoption Process

Are you ready to take the next step?

Visit our registration page to complete your adoption today!  Or visit Oxbow in person.

Or download the application here and return to Oxbow Meadows.

Application and Flyer (PDF)