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Adopt a Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

Adult monarchs possess two pair of brilliant orange-reddish wings with a wingspan of about four inches, and they weigh less than half an ounce. The monarch butterfly’s scientific name literally means “sleepy transformation,” which evokes the species’ ability to hibernate and morph. This generation performs the incredible feat of migrating from Canada and the United States to the center of Mexico — after which they begin the northward journey again. Once they reach the United States, a kind of relay race begins: their short-lived offspring, with only four or five weeks to live, continue making the trek northward over several generations. Show More

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$55 Monarch Butterfly 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 Monarch Butterfly 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 Monarch Butterfly 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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$55 Monarch Butterfly Virtual Adoption

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



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