Adopt-A-Manatee® And Get A FREE Gift!

Adopt a real manatee
and help protect an endangered species at the same time. Funds from the Club’s Adopt-A-Manatee program go toward efforts to help protect manatees and their habitat. Unlike other animal adoption programs, the manatees in our adoption programs are real, living manatees with known histories.

Adopt-A-Manatee or renew your membership online now!

manatee photo
© Patrick M. Rose

Adopt-A-Manatee® for $25 and Get:

  • An adoption certificate with full-color photo, and biography of a real endangered Florida manatee.
  • A membership handbook.
  • The Manatee Zone, our official Club newsletter. featuring updates on the adopted manatees.
  • Paddle Tales, our e-newsletter (when an email address is provided).
  • FREE SHIPPING for U.S. adoption orders.

Get A Free Gift!
For a limited time, when you Adopt-A-Manatee at $35 or more, you'll receive a FREE 2017 manatee wall calendar (while supplies last) or one of our other gift options. Get more info>>


Choose a Manatee: Now comes the fun part. Select a manatee from the adoption program to match your personality or the personality of someone you love. Whichever manatee you choose, adopting one helps them all. See photos and a list of the manatees available for adoption at our Manatee Adoptees page.

Three Ways to Join or Renew Your Membership:
Meet Our Manatees
Meet Our Members
Howie the manatee
David Schrichte
Photo ©William Garvin
Photo ©Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club
Lorelei resides at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Florida, located in the clear headwaters of the Homosassa River. She has a very gentle personality and is social but also has an independent streak. Go >>
Captains Mike and Stacy Dunn (left and right) with Helen Spivey (center), SMC Board of Directors Co-Chair. The Dunns were recently presented "Manatee Hero" awards for their outstanding concern and commitment to manatee protection. Go>>

Get More Info!

  • View Manatee Webcams and see video from the most recent manatee season.

  • Sign up for our free email lists. Get the Paddle Tales E-Newsletter, Action Alerts,
    or Manatee Gift notices.

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