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Many Antarctic species of penguins, like the macaroni, are threatened by climate change which is melting the polar ice. Overfishing has also reduced penguin’s food supply of fish and krill which were once abundant. We're home to a breeding group of macaroni penguins.
 

how do i adopt a macaroni penguin?

First choose the adoption package you wish to purchase from the options below, and then make your animal selection.

Adoptions apply to the species rather than individual animals. This is because our animals may move to other zoos as part of breeding programmes.

asian short clawed otters

macaroni penguin Adoption Pack - £30

  • An adopter’s certificate
  • A fact sheet about the macaroni penguin
  • Your name displayed at Living Coasts for 12 months
  • A thank you letter
  • A photograph of the macaroni penguin

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tufted puffin

Junior Adoption Gift Box - £52

Includes all items within the adoption pack plus:

  • A macaroni penguin soft toy*
  • One junior entrance ticket to Living Coasts
  • All packed in a presentation box

*soft toys are subject to change.

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South American fur seal

Adult Adoption Gift Box - £57

Includes all items within the adoption pack plus:

  • A Living Coasts mug
  • One adult entrance ticket to Living Coasts
  • All packed in a presentation box

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Adopt a macaroni penguin

Glass Adoption Gift Box - £70. SOLd out

Includes all items within the adoption pack plus:

  • A glass penguin specially designed by Teign Valley Glass
  • An adult entrance ticket
  • All packed in a presentation box

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