The Phoenix Zoo offers a unique program designed to help offer the best support for the more than 3,000 animals that call the Zoo home, with nearly 400 species represented, including many threatened or endangered species. Becoming a Wildlife Champion gives you or your loved one the opportunity to sponsor a favorite Zoo animal! Your generous donation goes directly to the Zoo’s mission of providing experiences that inspire people and motivate them to care for the natural world.

Available Animals

Select an animal from the list below to become a Wildlife Champion today!

Sponsor your favorite Zoo animal and
become a Wildlife Champion today!

Digital Sponsorship – $25
  • PDF personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • JPEG full-color photo of your animal
  • PDF species fact sheet
Species Supporter – $35
  • Personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • Full-color photo of your animal
  • Species fact sheet
Animal Ambassador – $75
  • Personalized certificate of sponsorship
  • Full-color photo of your species
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Species fact sheet
  • An adorable animal plush
Friends of the Wild – $150
* Suggested level for group sponsorship

  • Frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your animal
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife champion website for one year
  • Species fact sheet
    *One species fact sheet per group member.
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Two Zoo admission passes
Defender of the Troop – $250
  • Frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your animal
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife champion website for one year
  • Species fact sheet
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Two Zoo admission passes
  • Two Stingray Bay admission passes
Leader of the Pack – $500
  • Frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your animal
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife Champion sponsor board at the Zoo for one year from date of purchase
  • Species fact sheet
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Two Zoo admission passes
  • Two Stingray Bay admission passes
  • Two Giraffe Encounter admission passes
Protector of the Herd – $1,000
  • Frame displaying your personalized certificate of sponsorship and full-color photo of your species
  • Annual subscription to Wild Times
  • An adorable animal plush
  • Name recognition on the Wildlife Champion sponsor board at the Zoo for one year from date of purchase
  • Species fact sheet
  • Four Zoo admission passes
  • Four Stingray Bay admission passes
  • Four Giraffe Encounter admission passes
  • Listing in the Zoo’s Annual Report

Thank You to Our Wildlife Champions

  • Protector of the Herd
  • Leader of the Pack
  • Defender of the Troop
  • Friends of the Wild
  • Animal Ambassador
Veldon and Marilyn Altenhein
Darlene D. Hagan
In Memory of Clive and Noel Burgbacher Jordan
Jeffrey and Martha Paulson
SRP
Sophia and Carson Tate
Emma Lee Balke
Noah Keith Balke
Tom and Michelle Fulcher
Maeve Murray
Jessie Taylor Noonan
Michael Scott Noonan
Susan and Robert Rehm
Anonymous
Daryl Chester
Nicholas S.O. Jones Family
Ken and Mary Jean  Swanson
Inge Terpening
Anonymous
Laura Lee Bena
Dawn Cratch
Jim and Nancy Gibson
Jane Hurt
Channing Kuker
Harper Kuker
Mrs. Staehli’s 5th Grade Class
Kenneth Perez
Larry and Connie Pope
Karen Riedmann
Claire Steigerwald
Jim and Carrie Van Sickle
Michael Vitale
Nancy Walker
Lisa Wheeler
Olivia Zangerle
Emily, Amanda & Olivia Abraham
Mario (MJ) Aldana
Brooke and Aaron Appleby
Robert Appleby
John Ashford
Joy A. Bell
Shirley Blackwell
Billie Bogart
Macy Bonnett
Presley Bonnett
Charese Brown
In Memory of William “Bill” Coppock
Nora Crane
Justin Dascola and George Gollery
Mary and Phil Dascola
Sylvia DeAngelis
Linda DePew
Alycia Dotseth-Hall
EAGLE College Prep – Mrs. Law’s Class
Averie Elias
Patricia Fimbres
John E. Foster
Mary Gray
Lizzie Hall
Scott, Allison, Brent and Tyler Harding
Knox Christopher Harrington
Jasmine Hegman
Kim and Tom Hennessy 
Sheree Kamenetsky
Camilla Kasses
Cooper Kasses
Roberta Kemper
Elise King
Mila King
Paige Klix
Hailey Laufer
Jackson Laufer
Leah
Dana Lemke
Laura Lenzer
Holly Lyon
Judy L. Maloney
Nancy Mancuso
David Massanova
Jeffrey Maynard
Heather McLaren-Picciano
Arwen Mizell
Danny and Cynthia Morse
Alex Nagel
NEHS
NJHS
Tara Oakes
Emily Ord
Kari Osep
Anne Paske
Julie and Michael Petteys
Rod and Dolora Petteys
Camden Pisano
Kaiden Pisano
Michele J. Pitzer
Sarah Popczun
Susan and Fred Powell
Judy and Gerry Redpath 
Tess and Jack Redpath
Jules Replogle
Emmett Roder
Nancy and John O. Santrock
Ashlyn Schweitzer
Mary and Jim Slawski 
Angie Smith
Cindy Smith
Renee Tarp
Courtney and Daniel Waterbury
Lisa Wheeler
Megan Wilson
Niki Wilson
Ashlyn Yamano
Kamryn Yamano

We’re here to help.

Other packages are available upon request!
Don’t see what you are looking for, have questions or to place an order over the phone,
call 602.286.3800 x 7434  or email uhamblin@phoenixzoo.org.