Friday, January 16, 2015

Adopt a #Penguin at the St. Louis Zoo

Roger Brandt | Posted: Friday, January 16, 2015 

Rock your honey’s world this Valentine’s Day with something truly unique – a rockhopper penguin adoption from the Saint Louis Zoo.The Zoo’s valentine adoption features the southern rockhopper penguin, a species native to the open seas and rocky shores of Argentina, South Africa, Australia, Chile and the sub-Antarctic islands.

For $40, including shipping and handling, the Saint Louis Zoo will deliver the adoption package to anyone in the continental United States. Proceeds go directly toward the care and feeding of the animals.The package includes a cuddly plush Southern rockhopper penguin (while supplies last) and valentine card from you, personalized adoption certificate, color photo with animal facts, car decal, name on the Zoo Parents Donor Wall and Zoo website for one year and an invitation to the Zoo Parents Picnic.

To adopt a rockhopper penguin, call (314) 646-4771, order online at, or stop by a Welcome Desk during your next visit to the Zoo. Online and phone orders must be submitted by Feb. 4 to ensure Feb. 14 delivery. Walk-in orders are available through Feb. 14.


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