Adopt Cairo
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Adopt Cairo!

Have you ever wanted a hippopotamus for Christmas – now is your chance.

Adopt KC Zoo’s new hippo Cairo, who is adorable at half the size of our long-time resident hippo Liberty.

This limited time adoption package includes an loveable hippopotamus plush, animal fact sheet, personalized adoption certificate, framed animal photo, and a subscription to Expeditions, the Friends of the Zoo newsletter.

Your adoption is a unique, fun way to help us feed and care for our more than 1,700 animals, including 3 year old Cairo who has a huge appetite for her favorite food, romaine lettuce!

Adoption for $50 includes:

  • A framed animal photo of Cairo the hippopotamus
  • A hippopotamus plush toy
  • An animal fact sheet
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • A subscription to Expeditions, the Friends of the Zoo newsletter