Binder Park Zoo Offers an Alternative to Traditional Valentine’s Day Gifts

Looking for a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day gift? Flowers wilt and chocolates melt! For a lasting gift, tell that special someone in your life just how much they mean to you with a Valentine from the animals at Binder Park Zoo. This special Valentine’s Day A.D.O.P.T (Animals Depend on People Too) package says it all! The Valentine comes complete with a plush red panda and whimsical poetry by one of the Zoo’s very own zookeepers: “Roses are red and pandas are too. I don’t know what I’d do if I didn’t have you!” Your $35 Adopt purchase will help feed over 400 mouths at the Zoo. Chocolate and roses can’t do that! Online purchase is available

The special Red Panda Valentine’s Adopt package is $35 and includes:

  • A special colored Valentine’s card
  • A plush Red Panda stuffed animal
  • An Adopt Certificate
  • Adopt recipients name displayed on the Zoo’s Adopt Honor Roll
  • A colored red panda photograph
  • Red panda fact sheet

Binder Park Zoo is home to some of the world’s most endangered wildlife, like the endangered Chinese Red Panda. With less than 10,000 left in the wild, Binder Park Zoo is working to protect this species through a Species Survival Plan. This program works to ensure there is a healthy and viable captive population to guarantee its survival. By participating in Binder Park Zoo’s Adopt program you not only help to provide nutritious food and medical care for the animals at Binder Park Zoo, you also participate in global conservation.

For more information or to purchase a special Valentine’s Day Adoption, please visit or call Binder Park Zoo at (269) 979-1351.