Ready to throw a wild party? For junior rangers, shark fans, petting zoo pros and beyond, we’ve found fun animal-themed bashes that are sure to delight. Click through the slideshow below for the most creative eats, décor, and favors—all the inspiration you and your little party animals could need.

Alligator Party

Brittany of Brittany and Devin Photo Co, put plenty of awesome alligator details into this party: “gator” deviled eggs, “gator green” salad, a “swamp sludge” chocolate dessert, and lots of ferns and greenery. But the star of the show was the six-foot long sandwich posing as a gator. Get the whole toothy scoop at The Little Umbrella.

photo: Brittany and Devin Photo Co. via The Little Umbrella

What other themes do you have in mind for your party animal? Share them in the comments below! 

— Abigail Matsumoto