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Whale Shark

Whale sharks can be found in all temperate and tropical oceans around the world, with the exception of the Mediterranean Sea. Measuring up to 45 feet in length, these giants subsist on a diet of krill, squid and small fish. It is thought that whale sharks may have a lifespan of 100 to 150 years. The whale shark is a filter feeder, one of only three species of shark that feed by sucking water through its mouth and expelling it through the gills, trapping millions of plankton. These gentle creatures are at risk from commercial fishing for food. Show More

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$60 Whale Shark Adoption Kit

#101260   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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$60 Whale Shark Virtual Adoption

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



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$100 Whale Shark Adoption Kit

#101261   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 Whale Shark Adoption Kit

#101259   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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"I usually use my limited money to support local animal causes, but wanted to do something special for my family. And I will say that the plush animals were exceptionally beautiful. " Fotena Florida


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

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