John Ball Zoo

Animal Sponsorship: Animals! Animals!

Our Animals! Animals! program provides an opportunity for you to support our animals and our mission of inspiring people to be active participants in the conservation of wildlife and our natural environment. We care for more than 2,500 animals representing 200 species. Your sponsorship will support animals at John Ball Zoo as well as animals around the world.

Want to learn more? Click here for more information on our sponsorship program.

Did you know it costs over $145,000 just to feed our animals every year?

$784 per year X 2 Bald Eagles
$4,200 per year X 2 Bears
$149.65 per year X 20 Flamingos
$5,177 per year X 4 Lions
$1,000 per year X 2 Otters
$757 per year X 31 Penguins
$3,500 per year X 1 Red Panda
$1,500 per year X 1 South American Tapir
$7,300 per year X 3 Tigers


Contact us:

Email: a completed Animals! Animals! form to:
Call: (616)336-4301 ext 1002
Walk in: Stop in our administration office (Located just outside the entrance of the zoo) from 8 AM until 4:30 PM Monday through Friday
Fax: a completed Animals! Animals! form to: (616)336-3907
Mail: John Ball Zoo, PO Box 2506, Grand Rapids, MI, 49501