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  • Adopt an Animal

  • Gifts for research or education, exceeding $999, will support 10% of area of most need.
  • MANATEE
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    SEA TURTLE
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    OTTER
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    SHARK
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    SEAHORSE
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    OCTOPUS
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    JELLYFISH
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    ALLIGATOR
    $30.00
    Each $30 adoption level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. You will receive an adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo via email within 1-3 days.

    MANATEE
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    SEA TURTLE
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    OTTER
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    SHARK
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    SEAHORSE
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    OCTOPUS
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    JELLYFISH
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

    ALLIGATOR
    $100.00
    Each $100 adoption is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! Adoptions kits will be mailed via the US postal service to the recipient within 2 weeks (international shipping is not available).

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