San Antonio Zoo will Name a Rat or Cockroach After Your Ex, Feed it To Zoo Animals for Valentine's Day
Action Alert from

February 2020


Tell the San Antonio Zoo that this is promotion is despicable and should never happen again. Using the need to feed captive animals by encouraging people to be revengeful toward people they formerly loved is horrible.

San Antonio Zoo
3903 N Saint Marys Street
San Antonio, TX 78212
phone (210) 734-7184
fax (210) 734-7291
[email protected] 


From the Zoo's website: Cry Me a Cockroach

You will be able to name a cockroach after your ex, and we will serve it up as a snack to one of our animals for only $5. If your ex was a snake, you can even name a rat after them, and we will feed it to a reptile for $25! The certificate you will receive can be shared on your own social media pages.

From, February 7:

If you want sweet revenge instead of chocolates for Valentine's Day, check out this special offer.

The San Antonio Zoo in Texas said it will name a rat after your ex and feed it to a snake on Feb. 14. The zoo is charging $25 for this service, but there's a cheaper alternative that's just as spiteful.

For only $5, you can name a cockroach after your ex, and the zoo will feed it to a bird or another animal.

Even if you (or your exes) don't live in Texas, you can still participate in this "feeding frenzy" because the zoo will be live-streaming the event on Facebook.

Thank you for everything you do for animals!

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