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Adopt an Elephant Seal

Elephant Seal

Elephant seals come ashore twice a year for breeding and molting, and while on land, they take no food or water. Fasting is part of their life cycle. Males fast for up to three months on the beach during the breeding season while guarding a harem of females. Females, tending their pups, fast onshore for about a month while they are nursing. During the breeding season, they experience dramatic weight loss, sometimes nearly half their mass. Pups can be weaned in about 25 days. Show More

$55 Elephant Seal Virtual Adoption

Donate to WWF in support of our global conservation work and send an optional Elephant Seal themed email certificate to your designated recipient. This option does not include an adoption kit.



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$55 Elephant Seal Adoption Kit

Gift Details

With this gift you will receive:

  • Soft plush version of your adopted animal (for age 3 and up)
  • 5" x 7" formal adoption certificate
  • 5" x 7" full-color photo of your species
  • Species spotlight card, full of fascinating information about the animal
  • FREE priority shipping
  • Personalized acknowledgment letter to your gift recipient. See sample letter.

If you provide an email address for the gift recipient, they will also receive a printable, personalized adoption certificate for the species adopted.



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$100 Elephant Seal Adoption Kit

Gift Details

With this gift you will receive:

  • Soft plush version of your adopted animal (for age 3 and up), packaged in a WWF gift box
  • 5" x 7" formal adoption certificate
  • 5" x 7" full-color photo of your species
  • Handsome, hinged double frame, displaying your certificate and photo
  • Species spotlight card, full of fascinating information about the animal
  • FREE priority shipping
  • Personalized acknowledgment letter to your gift recipient. See sample letter.

If you provide an email address for the gift recipient, they will also receive a printable, personalized adoption certificate for the species adopted.



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$25 Elephant Seal Adoption Kit

Gift Details

With this gift you will receive:

  • 5" x 7" formal adoption certificate
  • 5" x 7" full-color photo of your species
  • Species spotlight card, full of fascinating information about the animal
  • FREE priority shipping
  • Personalized acknowledgment letter to your gift recipient. See sample letter.

If you provide an email address for the gift recipient, they will also receive a printable, personalized adoption certificate for the species adopted.

  • Photo
  • Adoption Certificate
  • Species Card


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Warning: Choking Hazard - Adoption plushes contain small parts not for children under 3 years.

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