Thompson Park Zoo and Conservancy

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*Depending on the temperament or current training schedule of the animal, substitutions of animals involved may be required.

Animals for adoption-

Wolverines ,Grey Wolves,Black Bears,Bobcat, Canda Lynx ,Roosevelt Elk,North American River Otter,Mountain Lion

Special requests for alternative animals will be considered on a case by case basis. 


Animal Adoption Form can be downloaded here.

Adoptions forms can be returned by mail with a check made out to Thompson Park Conservancy as payment, or payment can be done by credit card over the phone by calling 315.782.6180.


Online checkout is also available:

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Thank you to our new Adoptive Parents from since December 2014:


Caitlyn Graves and Jim Scordo- North American River Otters

Sally Cullerton- Canada Lynx

Ryder Donahue- Roosevelt Elk

Cambel Donahue- Black Bears

Jaxon Donahue- Canada Lynx 

Robert Howard- North American River Otters

Kameron Smith- North American River Otters

Amanda Roberts- Bobcats

Billy Brennen- North American River Otters

Henry Brennen- Roosevelt Elk

Gretta Maitag- Black Bear

William Maitag- Mountain Lion

Cameron and Kaden Lee- Black Bear

Heuvelton 1st Grade Classroom- Gray Wolves
The Moncrief Family- Mountain Lion

Watertown Leah- Black Bears

Deepan M Vora- Mountain Lion and Bobcat

Watertown Wolves- Gray Wolves





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