Celebrate the last bit of winter by sponsoring our Grey Seals! Native to the coasts of the northern Atlantic Ocean, these marine mammals are streamlined for speed with torpedo-shaped bodies and rear flippers that help propel them when they swim, while their front flippers have long claws that they use to tear into food. They have excellent hearing and vision to help them catch food in the wild and are also able to swim more than 20 miles per hour! When they’re not racing through the ocean, they can be found on rocky coasts, islands, sandbars, ice shelves, and icebergs.
The grey seal’s conservation status is considered of least concern. However, entanglement in commercial fishing nets, oil spills, and accidents from boaters pose a threat to many gray seal populations. Through the Animal Amigo program, you support the care of red kangaroos here at the Zoo and the Indianapolis Zoo’s global conservation efforts.
For a donation of $50 or more, you’ll receive an Animal Amigo package which includes one grey seal plush, photo, certificate, and recognition on the Animal Amigo donor board.*
For a donation of $100 or more, sponsor one of the following animals: orangutan, American alligator, Orinoco crocodile, lion, rhino, giraffe, brown bear, red panda, meerkat, flamingo, elephant, cheetah, rockhopper penguin, dolphin, red kangaroo or walrus. You will receive a plush, photo, certificate and recognition on the Animal Amigo donor board.*
*Animal Amigo donor board is located inside the Oceans building at the Zoo.
For more information or to donate to the Animal Amigo program, please contact James Negron at 317-630-2049, by email at email@example.com, or visit IndianapolisZoo.com and click on Support the Zoo.
Gifts and Groups: Animal Amigo donations make great gifts. You can purchase one as an individual or as a group. However, please note that only one of each item will be enclosed per Animal Amigo packet.
The largest land mammal requires a lot of care, and your gift will support our herd of five elephants.Learn More
Stop by the lion chat to watch your support in action as our Zookeepers provide care and training for our pride.Learn More
Support the American alligators and Orinoco crocodiles at the Zoo through the Animal Amigos program.Learn More
Your gift helps guests connect with our pod of 10 energetic dolphins through educational programs like our free Dolphin Presentations.Learn More
Help provide Kiak and Mi-kal with all their favorite foods as an Animal Amigo!Learn More
Become an Animal Amigo today to help provide the food and care for our flamingos.Learn More
Take a trip to our cheetah exhibit and test your speed at the Race-A-Cheetah attraction. Then consider supporting these cats as your Animal Amigo.Learn More
As the only zoo in the country with long-tailed macaques, your gift will help our visitors get to know this unique and playful primate species.Learn More
See our flocks flying through the Zoo during the Magnificent Macaw presentation. Our daily chats are all made possible with help from your gift.Learn More
Guests come face to face with these adorable Desert dwellers during meerkat chats. Your support as an Animal Amigo helps us provide these educational opportunities.Learn More
From our dominant male Azy to our youngest ape Mila, your gift helps each of our unique orangutans at the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center.Learn More
Our growing young walruses, Aku and Ginger, have big appetites. Your support helps provide all the seafood they need.Learn More
Meet our new roo-mates! To celebrate our newest additions to the Indianapolis Zoo, we are giving you the opportunity to sponsor your very own friend from down under.Learn More
Your donation helps provide our red pandas, Nyima and Sampson, with exceptional care as well as plenty of bamboo, berries and all their favorite treats.Learn More
Help our guests get to know the world’s tallest land mammal. Support our giraffe herd through the Animal Amigo program.Learn More
Support the penguins at the Zoo through the Animal Amigo program. Watch your support in action during a penguin feed!Learn More
Several of our sloths were rehabilitated at APPC, a wildlife rescue center in Panama. Help sloths here and in the wild as an Animal Amigo.Learn More
As the threats to white rhinos increase in the wild, your support as an Animal Amigo helps us offer opportunities for guests to connect with this endangered species.Learn More
Animal Amigo donations make great gifts! You can purchase one as an individual or as a group. However, please note that only one of each item will be enclosed per Animal Amigos packet.