The Buffalo Zoo is offering special animal adoption packages for Valentine's Day.
The gifts are priced at $12.50 each and include a Valentine certificate of adoption, a pair of guest passes for the zoo (a $21 value,) and a chocolate heart from Fowler's Chocolates. Gift givers may choose from a variety of animals to adopt, including lovable lion, gorgeous gorilla and terrific tiger.
The Buffalo Zoo's annual grocery bill is approximately $250,000. The "Adopt an Animal" program helps to defray the cost of feeding more than 1,500 zoo residents.
Order the Valentine adoption package online at www.buffalozoo.org/valentines.html, by calling 716-995-6131, or in person at the Zootique Gift Shop (open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.).