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
• Photo of the adopted animal
• Certificate of your support

$75 donation*
• Large animal plush
• 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.

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