Why You Should Adopt an Octopus Now

Oceana announces the official launch of its seventh annual “Adopt a Marine Creature” holiday giving program, which provides support for Oceana and its global efforts to protect the world’s oceans.

The 2012 adoption center allows ocean lovers to virtually adopt an animal at oceana.org. Each adoption is personalized with an adoption certificate and symbolized by an animal plush, and/or cookie cutter.

All proceeds support Oceana, an international advocacy organization dedicated solely to the oceans.

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This year Oceana has doubled the size of its adoption store by listing five new animals including the puffin, blue whale, ray, clownfish and octopus. Oceana continues to feature perennial favorites like the sea turtle and polar bear.

“Adopting an ocean animal at Oceana.org makes a fantastic gift for a loved one,” said Oceana Vice President Matt Littlejohn. “It is a great way to both protect the world’s oceans and give a gift that means something.”

A full list of marine creatures available for adoption can be viewed at Oceana’s online adoption center where adoptions can be made year round: oceana.org/adopt. Adoptions range from $30 to $150.

Oceana offers free shipping and a $5 gift wrapping service is available for all orders. All adoptions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law and those made before December 11th are guaranteed for Christmas delivery.

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Rakesh Raman