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Adopt an Emperor Penguin

Emperor Penguin

Emperor penguins live on the floating ice packs and islands of Antarctica. Known as the "giant of the penguins," an adult can grow up to four feet in height and weigh 80 pounds. Flightless and clumsy on land, these birds are most at home underwater, where they feed on a diet of crustaceans, small fish and squid. Because of their type of prey the emperor penguin tends to dive more deeply and stay underwater longer than most other penguin species. Climate change and habitat loss pose the greatest risks to these remarkable birds. Show More

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$55 Emperor Penguin 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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$55 Emperor Penguin Virtual Adoption

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



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$250 Emperor Penguin Adoption Kit

Gift Details

With this gift you will receive:

  • Soft plush versions of your adopted family (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.



Add to Cart

$100 Emperor Penguin 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.



Add to Cart

$25 Emperor Penguin 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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"My class adopts an endangered animal every year. I pick an animal that I can fit into my curriculum. The students love it!" Elizabeth Michigan


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

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