Become a Wildlife Guardian with a monthly donation

From just $30 a month you can pledge your support to Wildlife Guardians. Your ongoing support gives us the security to make long-term commitments to our conservation work that we conduct both inside our Zoos and in the wild.

Do you want to adopt an animal or commit to conservation?

Adopt an animal

Cheeky Chimps

Our chimp troop have big personalities and are helping keep this endangered species swinging

Greater Bilbies

Our bilbies have had amazing breeding success for re-introduction to the wild.

Charismatic Cheetahs

Our beautiful cheetah play an important role in breeding for this vulnerable species

Fiesty Devils

Our cheeky devils are helping build an insurance population in the fight against cancer among Tassie devils

Gorgeous Gibbons

Our wonderful and growing gibbon family love swinging and singing

Ginormous Giraffes

As the most successful giraffe breeding institution in Australasia, Monarto has helped keep giraffes standing tall

Happy hippopotamus

Our hippo has been delighting visitors since the 60’s.

Magnificent Lions

With amazing breeding success, Monarto is home to one of the largest lion prides in Australia

Merry Meerkats

Our inquisitive meerkat mob love exploring, playing and keeping a watchful eye on passers by

Intriguing Orangutans

Our Sumatran Orangutans are all full of personality and intelligence, never ceasing to amaze.

Giant Pandas

The ever-endearing Wang Wang and Fu Ni are part of a vital breeding and conservation program.

Remarkable Rhinoceros

Our Rhinos love their keepers and are part of a breeding program helping build the region’s insurance population.

Majestic Tigers

Our Sumatran Tigers can’t get enough of relaxing, eating and playing.

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Commit to conservation Please select the type of conservation project that most appeals to you.

Animal Care

Protect animals for future generations by caring for the insurance populations within our zoos and helping to ensure genetic diversity.

International Species & Habitat Protection

Help wildlife and their local communities co-exist harmoniously to ensure a sustainable future for all

Breeding and Release

Support breeding programs to help save species particularly our precious natives such as wallabies and Tasmanian Devils

Local Species and Habitat Protection

Protect and restore local habitat such as the stringbark of the Southeast, a feeding tree of the Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.

Education Programs for Kids

With over 50,000 students visiting Adelaide and Monarto Zoos, help children build a love for nature

Breeding and Research Programs

Be part of something remarkable for future generations.

Select Your Monthly Donation

Making a regular monthly donation is one of the most effective ways to contribute. Your ongoing support gives us the security to make long-term commitments to conservation both inside our Zoos and in the wild. Regular donations also reduce our administration costs so more money goes where it’s needed most. Donations of more than $2 are 100% tax deductible and we will keep you up to date with what your donations are achieving.

Donate to help save species

As a conservation charity, we rely heavily on our supporters to help us continue our valuable breeding and conservation programs. When you donate to Zoos SA, you’re helping to care for the wonderful animals in our zoos and support our conservation projects in the wild. We love being able to help save incredible species like the mainland Tammar Wallaby and the Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo.

Where does your money go?

Every dollar you contribute makes a big difference in helping to save species from extinction and connect people with nature. To learn more about us visit the annual reports section of our website.

Later this year, you'll be able to take the walk of the brave and emerge within clawing range of Monarto's lions…

About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to save species from extinction and connect people with nature.

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