Adopt-an-Animal Program

When you symbolically adopt an animal at Shedd, you support the aquarium's mission and top-quality animal care. Choose your favorite animal and then select from three donation levels. A portion of your contribution is tax deductible.

Adopt-a-Penguin form
Adopt-a-Dolphin form
Adopt-a-Beluga form
Adopt-an-Otter form*
Adopt-a-Shark form*

*Only available for the $50 level. See individual page for details.

$25 donation
• Photo of the adopted animal
• Certificate of your support
• Quarterly email updates about the species

$50 donation*
• Animal plush in gift packaging
• Photo of the adopted animal
• Certificate of your support

$75 donation*
• Large animal plush in gift packaging
• Photo of the adopted animal
• Certificate of your support

*Shipping and handling will be included at the time of the purchase. Please note that we do not ship to PO boxes or international addresses.

To ensure timely delivery by December 25, we recommend that you complete your order by December 14.