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Adopt a Wild Thing

As a Wild Thing adopter, you are helping to pay for food, shelter and care for your own special animal friend. All Wild Thing adopters receive an official adoption certificate, information about their animal and a customizable thank you note. Choose our top package and also receive a plush toy of the animal you adopted! Everyone receives the satisfaction of knowing they are bringing happiness to the Virginia Living Museum animals.

How Do I Pick My Animal?

Choosing a new member of your family can be a lot of fun! Just select the animal(s) you want to adopt and add to cart! In the special notes box at checkout, please write in the name of the person adopting the selected animal.

Adoption Application

Adopt Online

Questions? Please email or call 757-595-1900 x281.

Adopt a Wild Thing makes a great birthday gift, holiday gift, or gift for any occasion!

The Virginia Living Museum is a public non-profit 501(c)(3) organization (54-6055922). Museum financial information is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, Virginia 23218. Program donations support animal care at the VLM.