Holiday 2015                                                #WeSaveSpecies 
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We Save Species. And So Can You.        

Our animals can't speak human. But, if they could, they would thank you. By purchasing from our gift guide, you help us conserve and save species. Your gift helps refurbish our animals' habitats, support breeding research, and provide toys that keep them physically and mentally active.   

Go on, share this gift guide with your friends and family (both naughty and nice). On behalf of the animals we study and care for: thank you!

For Kids
Plush Sloth
Adopt an Elephant
3-D Puzzles
Zoo-perior Toys

Searching for the perfect Zoo souvenir? Our cuddly plush pals are ready to play and snuggle with you.

Adopt a Species

Put an elephant under the tree! Adopt packages come with a plush, adoption certificate and photo.

3-D Animal Puzzles

Create your own Zoo with these 3-D puzzles. Build creatures, wind them up and watch them go! 
Animal Alphabet Board
Big Face _R_ Tees
Animal Smartphone
Alphabet Board

Z is for Zoo! Learn the alphabet with the help of charming creatures, songs and activities.

Animal Tees

Wear your love for animals on your sleeve with Big Face® tees, featuring sloths, otters and more.

Animal Smartphone

Roar. Whoop. Hiss. What sounds do your favorite animals make? Call them on this smartphone!
For Panda Fans 
Bao Bao Coin
Adopt a Giant Panda
Mei and Tian Coin
Bao Bao

Bao Bao is more precious than silver or gold. Own a piece of history with this limited-edition coin. 

Adopt a Panda

Want to cuddle a panda? Adopt one! Bamboo isn't required to care for this cub. Just warm hugs.   

Mei Xiang & Tian Tian

Mei Xiang and Tian Tian share the spotlight on this commemorative, limited-edition coin. 
Panda 3-D Puzzle
Welcome Bao Bao
Giant Pandas_ National Zoo
Panda Puzzle

Build your own panda! This  detailed puzzle interlocks to create a sturdy 3-D replica.
Welcome, Bao Bao

Follow Bao Bao's beginnings as she grows, climbs and plays in her first year at the National Zoo.  

Celebrating Pandas

Meet Mei, Tian, Bao, and their keepers in this guide celebrating 40-plus years of pandas at the Zoo.
Check it out  

For Everyone 
Give Zoo Membership
Otter-ly Wonderful Enrichment
Save Wildlife: Give Membership
Benefits of a Friends of the National Zoo membership include discounts on parking, event tickets, souvenirs and more! FONZ membership extends to 140 zoos and aquariums nationwide.

Enrichment Giving Tree
Gift-giving is for the birds...and the otters...and the tortoises! Help keep your favorite creature physically and mentally active. Donate and help keepers buy toys for the animals. 

For Zoo Visitors  
Asia Trail Gift Shop
Giant Panda Gift Shop
Great Cats Gift Shop
Asia Trail Shop

Get your stocking stuffers here, including key chains, toys, games, accessories, apparel and home decor! This shop features fair-trade and earth-friendly creations.

Panda Shop  
Your one-stop shopping destination for all things panda, located adjacent to the David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat.    

Great Cats Shop

On the prowl for wild plush animals, souvenirs, toys and games?  Visit the Great Cats Shop, adjacent to the Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel.     

For Young Readers 
Everything You Need to Know About Bugs
The Animal Book
Curious About Zoo Vets
Everything About Bugs

Scurry into the world of bugs, arthropods, and insects and discover what makes these crawlies cool!

The Animal Book

Take a trip around the world with curious creatures, from waddling penguins to leaping frogs. 

Curious About Zoo Vets

Get a behind the scenes look at how the National Zoo's vets and keepers care for our animals. 

For Adults
Lion Bookends
Shanthi Pencil Cup
Deck the Walls

Spots and stripes never go out of style! Add pizzazz to your decor with our animal portraits.

Wild Bookends

These bronze African Lion bookends of "Luke and Shera" are hungry for a steady diet of your books.

Shanthi Pencil Cup

This sculptural pencil cup was inspired by Shanthi, the Zoo's 9,000 pound female Asian elephant. 

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