Adopt An Animal at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium!

Sandbar shark swimming by aquarium glass.

Looking for something for Valentine's Day for the animal-loving lover in your life?

Purchase an Adopt an Animal "Buddy" package before February 7 and we'll include a special animal-themed Valentine's Day card in your adoption kit. Give a gift that gives back! 


Mote’s Adopt an Animal program offers two adoption levels: Our $30 entry level is ideal for individuals looking to give back. This level includes downloadable adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver and a photo as a special thanks from Mote. Our $100 level* is the perfect gift for a loved one, complete with an adoption kit that includes a personalized adoption certificate, a letter from the animal’s caregiver, a photo of the animal with a fact sheet, an Adopt and Animal window cling and a plush animal toy! All of the money raised from the Adopt an Animal program directly benefits Mote Aquarium and the animals inside it! For frequently asked questions about our Adopt an Animal program, please click here.

*International shipping is not available for the $100 adoption level. 

Questions? Call Membership at (941) 388-4441 ext. 373

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