Birmingham Zoo
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giraffe-e1278541968186The Birmingham Zoo has progressed tremendously – from humble beginnings in the 1950s to a multi-faceted species conservation center providing direct care to approximately 950 animals of 250 species from six continents.

Your support makes a difference. We depend on the generous support of individuals, sponsors, corporations, foundations, members and municipalities to help make the Birmingham Zoo one of the best zoos in the country.

How You can Support the Birmingham Zoo:


The Adopt-An-Animal program directly benefits the animals at the Birmingham Zoo. For more information, click here.


Your gifts make a difference. For more information, click here.

Become a Zoo Member:

Join us as a Zoo Member to receive amazing benefits and special opportunities. For more information, click here.


Are you interested in volunteering at the Birmingham Zoo? To learn how you can become a volunteer, click here.


Promote your company’s brand with a Zoo’s corporate sponsorship. Opportunities may be tailored to meet your company’s needs. For more information, click here.

Your Zoo participation allows continue growth and development of new habitats and construction, conservation efforts, education programs and specialized care of the animals.

4 Star Charity Navigator
The Birmingham Zoo is the proud recipient of the 4-Star Rating by Charity Navigator. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that the Zoo consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Approximately a quarter of the charities evaluated have received the highest rating, indicating that the Zoo outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator differentiates the Zoo from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.