Animal Adoption


Why to adopt ?

The adoption programme is a novel way to show your support and care for wild animals. By adopting your favourite animal, you will contribute towards feeding of the animal for one full year (or period of adoption). You will be part of Mysore Zoo's efforts in wildlife conservation.

Mysore Zoo is involved in captive breeding programme of endangered species and other conservation projects -all of which need the support of concerned people like you.

Finally adopting an animal is fun not only for you, but for your friends and family too. An adoption makes a great gift for birthdays, anniversaries etc., and is always unique. Show your concern towards conservation.

How do i adopt an animal ?

  1. Pick your favourite animal/s from the list noted in this leaflet.
  2. Choose a level of support
  3. Fill in the attached form and drop it in the mail box or hand it over to Zoo office along with payment
  4. You can also gift an adopted animal to your friends,parents or relatives and children.

Adoption Charges

SL No. Amount Species
1. 1000 Budgerigar, Lovebird, Cockatiel, Red Avadavit, Finch, White-Throated Munia, Common Rat Snake.
2. 2000 Goose, Spotted Whistling Duck, Mandarin Duck, North American Wood Duck, Moscovy Duck, Comb Duck, Ruddy Shelduck, Indian Pond Heron, Black Crowned Night Heron, Rock Dove, Red Lory, Dusky Lory, Rinbow Lorikeet, Swainson's / Australian Rainbow Lorikeet, Red-Collared Lorikeet, Eclectus Parrot, Moustached Parakeet, Rose-Ringed Parakeet, Grey Parrot, Western Grey Parrot, Jandaya Conure, White-Eyed Conure, Sun Conure, Nandy Conure, Patagonian Burrowing Parrot, Maroon-Bellied Conure, Livingston's Turaco, Paradise Whydah, Indian Flapshell Turtle, Indian Softshell Turtle, Indian Cobra, Russel's Viper, Red-Eared Slider, River Terrapin/ Tuntong, Indian Black Turtle, Star Tortoise, Common Indian Krait.
3. 3500 Indian Crested Porcupin, Satyr Tragopan, Himalayan Impeyan Pheasant, Grey Junglefowl, kalij pheasant, Peacock-white/Common Peafowl, Vulturine Guineafowl, Red Spurfowl, Red Junglefowl, Silver Pheasant, Reeve's Pheasant, Common Ring Necked Pheasant, Southern Green Pheasant, Yellow Golden Pheasant, Lady Amherst's Pheasant, Golden Pheasant, Common Barn Owl, Brown Wood Owl, Mottled Wood Owl, Monitor Lizard, Reticulated Python, Indian Rock Python, King Cobra, Red Sand Boa.
4. 5000 Rhesus Macaque, Jungle Cat, Leopard Cat, Rusty-Spotted Cat, Common Palm Civet, Small Indian Civet, Smooth Coated Otter, indian gazelle, Four-Horned Antelope, Brown Lemur, Ring Tailed Lemur, Slender-Tailed Meerkat, Indian Muntjac, Himalayan Goral, Asian Grey Hornbill, Great Hornbill, Goffin's Cockatoo, Salmon-Crested Cockatoo, Lesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
5. 7500 Indian Giant Squirrel, Mouse Deer, Barasingha/Swamp Deer, Manipur Brow-Antlered Deer, Black Buck, Red Necked Wallaby, Common Marmoset, Brown Capuchin, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Hog Deer, Fallow Deer, Sambar, Eurasian Spoonbill, Black Swan, Painted Stork, Sacred Ibis, Sarus Crane, Blue and Yellow Macaw, Green Winged Macaw, Military Macaws, Red Shouldered Macaw, Red -Billed Toucan, Mugger(Marsh) Crocodile, Saltwater Crocodile, Gharial, Striped Keelback Snake, Spectacled Caiman, African Slender Snouted Crocodile, Morelet's Crocodile. Nile Crocodile
6. 10000 Lion-Tailed Macaque, Common Langur,Nilgiri Langur, hamadryas Baboon, Nilgai, Common Ostrich, Darwin's Rhea, Cassowary, Emu, Green Anaconda
7. 15000 Sount American Tapir, Tawny Eagle, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Great White Pelican, Spot-Billed Pelican, Indian black Vulture, Scarlet Ibis, Blacknecked Swan
8. 20000 Golden Jackal, Indian Grey, Wolf, Striped Hyaena, Dhole, Flamingo
9. 35000 Indian Leopard, Sloth Bear, Asiatic Black Bear, Gaur, Jaguar, Cape Buffalo
10. 50000 Cheetha, Zebra
11. 75000 Western Gorilla, Chimpanzee, White Rhinoceros, Black Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus
12. 100000 Asiatic Lion, Tiger(White)/ Bengal Tiger, Lion(Hybrid), Giraffe
13. 175000 Asiatic Elephant, African Elephant

Privileges of adopting an animal

1. One year free complimentary pass as follows.
  Groups Adoption Amount Rs. Complimentary pass
  A 1 - 5 1,000 - 7,500 5 Members, 5 visits per Year.
B 6 - 8 10,000 - 20,000 5 Members, 10 visits per Year.
C 9 - 13 35,000 - 1,75,000 5 Members, Throughout the Year.
2. Official Certificate of adoption.
3. Pulication of information about the adoption in local press.
4. Display of your name in front of the adopted animal enclosure.


Mysore zoo has Bank account number with syndicate bank branch Ittigegud. If somebody wishes to  NEFT the amount to adopt/donate, they can electronically transfer the amount to the following account number.

Member Secretary - Zoo Authority of Karnataka

IFSC :       SYN B0001720
A/C No:    1720-214-0000028

Once, it is confirmed that the amount transferred to the above account, Zoo would send the adoption certificate, passes etc. Adoption amount is exempted under 80G of the Income tax act.

The bank charges towards electronic transfer of money is Rs 6/- only up to 1.00 lakh amount.

General public/animal lovers/educational institutions are requested to avail the above facilities and help the cause of connection.

Click here to download animal adoption application