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Adopt an Animal

Adopt an animal today to receive special benefits including an adoption certificate, event invitations, and animal updates.

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Adoptions at higher levels include an adorable plush, exclusive Aquarium tote bag, admission tickets, behind-the-scenes tours, and animal encounters.

Why Adopt an Animal?

Your animal adoption helps fund our many education and conservation initiatives, animal rehabilitation work, and important animal breeding efforts.

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Adopt a Penguin

Our penguins need annual exams to make sure they’re in prime waddling shape. Support a penguin today to help provide them with the best medical care available.

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Adopt a Seadragon

Seadragons are listed as near threatened in the wild. Support these animals today and we can continue advancing our breeding efforts for this species.

Adopt a Shark

With your help the Aquarium is able to participate in important shark breeding efforts to help dwindling shark populations in the wild.

Adopt a Sea Turtle

Did you know the Aquarium provides veterinary care for injured wild sea turtles? Help us continue our animal rehabilitation work.

Adopt a Sea Lion

It costs over $1,500 a month to feed our sea lions. Their favorite fish treats are capelin, herring, and squid. Treat your favorite sea lion to lunch today!

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Adopt a Sea Otter

Did you know it costs over $2,000 to feed one of our otters for a month? Keep these fuzzy otters happy and healthy by adopting today.

We’re sorry, due to a global shortage of otter plush this animal is currently unavailable for adoption.

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Our Donors

The Aquarium of the Pacific relies on the contributions of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government partners to support vital animal care, conservation, and education programs. Thank you for your support.

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Donate Today

Please consider supporting your Aquarium by becoming a member, making a donation, or including the Aquarium in your estate plans. We need your support now more than ever.