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Adopt a Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin

Partial to ice-free areas such as coastal plains, sheltered valleys, and cliffs, gentoos gather in colonies of breeding pairs from a few dozen to many thousands. As part of the mating ritual, the charming male Gentoo with his bright orange beak and peach-colored feet presents a gift of a stone to his mate. The male and female penguins, once paired, collect stones and plants to create a nest together. The two will trade off incubating two eggs for a little more than a month, until the chicks are hatched. Show More

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$55 Gentoo 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 Gentoo Penguin Virtual Adoption

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



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$100 Gentoo 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.



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$25 Gentoo 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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