Adopt a Silverback Gorilla: $300

Adoption Form
Please select an adoption category below:


For holiday delivery, please place U.S. orders no later than December 10 and international orders no later than December 1.

You or your gift recipient will receive:

  • A personalized, ready-to-display adoption certificate with a full-color image from the groups Dian Fossey studied and that the Fossey Fund continues to study and protect
  • An adoption profile with detailed information written by our expert field scientists
  • Dian Fossey Gorilla Journal subscription
  • A colorful car sticker that can be displayed to show your support of the gorillas
  • Access to the adoption online
  • Monthly online conservation updates exclusively for adopters
  • Special quarterly updates on adopted gorillas


**Adoption packages are shipped via USPS Priority mail for domestic adoptions and USPS First Class mail for international adoptions. If you would like faster service please contact 1 (800) 851-0203 (Option #1) to learn about the shipping costs to have your adoption order shipped via USPS Overnight mail or DHL Express service.

All adoptions are accessible online.  To view your adoption online, you must sign into the Fossey Fund website and go to My Online Adoption. Please allow at least 2 business days after purchase for adoptions to show up in your account.

It's fast and secure to make an online adoption, but if you prefer to adopt by phone, please call 1 (800) 851-0203 (Option #1) 9am-5pm EST or print this form and send your adoption in by mail to The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA  30315.  Please allow at least 10 business days for USA Domestic and 4 weeks plus customs clearance for International delivery. 

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the United States. Adoption gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Our tax ID number is 521118866. Gorillas available for adoption are subject to change and updating. The photos shown here may not be the same ones that you or your gift recipient will receive.

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