Close up of a Monarch Butterfly.

Lives at Audubon Louisiana Nature Center

Monarch Butterfly Adoptions

Did you know monarch butterflies are poisonous? They won’t harm humans, but they have a poisonous defense against predators like frogs, birds, mice, and lizards.!

Audubon Nature Institute Adopt an Animal Certificate. 

Wild Child Package: $35.00
    Adoption benefits
      • Digital certificate of adoption

Adopt Me! 

Your symbolic animal adoption will help care for the more than 15,000 animals (including mammals, fish, birds, invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, and insects) in Audubon's care. Because of your generosity, Audubon's animals enjoy the highest quality care, world-class exhibits and stimulating enrichment activities.

Adoptions are symbolic. All adoptable animals may have many adoptive parents and all adopt animals must remain in their Audubon homes.

See All Adoptable Animals