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Adoption kits and other gifts can be shipped to U.S. addresses only. Please allow 7-10 days delivery via USPS First Class mail. The US Postal Service does not guarantee delivery times.

Want to notify someone of your adoption or gift right away? You can download, personalize, and print or e-mail a Digital Certificate and Fact Sheet right from your receipt page after completing checkout (for Adoptions and Wolf-Saving Gifts).

Gift Wrap


Gift Wrap

your adoption in this 100% recyclable, reusable tote!

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Wolf in Gift Bag

Gift Tote Bag

15" tall, 13" opening, 12" base, carries 10.5 lbs, child-safe toggle

Gift-wrap your wildlife adoption kit in this sturdy reusable tote for an $8 additional donation.

Re-use as gift bag or use for grocery shopping, library books, lunch tote or more.

Made from eco-friendly 100% recyclable plastic.

Wolf $25

Small Plush, Personalized Certificate, Photo & Fact Sheet

Wolf - $25

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Small Wolf Plush

This huggable gray wolf stands about 8" tall.

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Wolf Plush

Personalized 5"x7" Certificate of Adoption

Beautiful 5"x7" Photograph

Two-sided Fact Sheet chock-full of fascinating facts.

Adoption Kit

Don't want the Plush? You can choose not to receive it.

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Eco-Plush Wolf $40


Eco Wolf - $40

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Eco-Plush Wolf Plush

This soft, adorable Eco-Plush Wolf is 8" tall and perfect for snuggling!

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Eco Wolf Plush

Kids Wildlife Activities Book

Animal facts, coloring, crossword puzzles and more (beginner and advanced!)

Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

Personalized 5"x7" Certificate of Adoption

Beautiful 5"x7" Photograph

Two-sided Fact Sheet chock-full of fascinating facts.

Don't want the Plush or Kids Book? You can choose not to receive them.

Eco Plush, Kids Wildlife Activities Book, Personalized Certificate, Photo, & Fact sheet

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Wolf Family $45


Wolf Family - $45

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Large, Cuddly Wolf Plush

This adorable, soft 17" long gray wolf is perfect for hugging.

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Wolf Plush

Kids Wildlife Activities Book

Animal facts, coloring, crossword puzzles and more (beginner and advanced!)

Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

Personalized 5"x7" Certificate of Adoption

Beautiful 5"x7" Photograph

Two-sided Fact Sheet chock-full of fascinating facts.

Don't want the Plush or Kids Book? You can choose not to receive them.

Large Plush, Kids Wildlife Activities Book, Personalized Certificate, Photo, & Fact sheet

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Wolf Mom and Pup $90


Wolf Mom and Pup - $90

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Mom & Baby Plushes

These adorable, soft Mom (17" long) & Pup (11" long) gray wolves are perfect for hugging and snuggling

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Wolf Mom and Pup Plushes

Framed Personalized Certificate and Photo

8" tall, attractive, hinged double-frame

Framed Personalized Certificate and Photo

Kids Wildlife Activities Book

Animal facts, coloring, crossword puzzles and more (beginner and advanced!)

Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

Kids Activities Book

Two-sided Fact Sheet chock-full of fascinating facts (not shown here).
Don't want the Plushes or Kids Book? You can choose not to receive them.

Mom & Baby Plushes, Framed Certificate & Photo, Kids Activities Book & Fact Sheet

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Giant Wolf $175


Giant Wolf - $175

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Giant Wolf Plush

This enormous 40" long gray wolf plush is perfect for hugging and snuggling.

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Wolf Mom and Pup Plushes

Framed Personalized Certificate and Photo

8" tall, attractive, hinged double-frame

Framed Personalized Certificate and Photo

Kids Wildlife Activities Book

Animal facts, coloring, crossword puzzles and more (beginner and advanced!)

Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

Kids Activities Book

Two-sided Fact Sheet chock-full of fascinating facts (not shown here).
Don't want the Plush or Kids Book? You can choose not to receive them.

Giant Wolf Plush, Framed Certificate & Photo, Kids Activities Book & Fact Sheet

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FREE Fleece Blanket or Wine Glasses

FREE Defenders Fleece Blanket or Etched Stemless Wine Glasses!

Order $100+ in gifts and a get a fleece Defenders blanket FREE! Order $150+ and get a set of beautifully etched stemless wine glasses FREE!

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Adopt a Wolf

...a meaningful gift that gives back!

Wolf

Save Wolves from Senseless Slaughter!

Despite Recent Victory, Threats to Wolves Still Loom

In August 2010, Greater Yellowstone wolves won a key court victory when a federal judge restored their endangered status under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), but the the fight for their recovery is far from over. Our wolves are at continued fatal risk in places like Idaho, Montana and Wyoming as hostility toward wolves in the northern Rockies region continues to escalate - with possibly deadly consequences.

Meanwhile in Alaska, over 1,000 wolves have been slaughtered from the skies through the brutal practice of aerial hunting. With the Alaska Board of Game continuing to allow the unscientific and unnecessary practice of aerial wolf killing, this could be another bloody year for Alaska's wolves. Learn more about Gray Wolves and the threats they face >>

Once virtually eliminated from the lower 48 United States, wolves are clawing their way back from extinction since Defenders and others successfully fought for their re-introduction into Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho in 1995.

On August 5, 2010, a federal judge overturned a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act (ESA), restoring their endangered status and paving the way for these critical predators to rebuild their numbers to ecologically sustainable levels. This ruling is the result of a lawsuit brought against the FWS in 2009 by Defenders of Wildlife and other conservation organizations.

While this court ruling is a great win for wolves, many challenges remain. There will undoubtedly be some people who oppose this decision. Defenders will continue to work hard in all our efforts mentioned above to ensure the wolves have a lasting future in the region. Defenders is committed to the long-term survival of the Northern Rockies wolves and other imperiled wildlife. We will continue to work in the field, in the courts and in Washington to ensure healthy, interconnected populations and ecosystems.

Meanwhile, Alaska continues its brutal program of allowing the aerial hunting of wolves. Through this barbaric practice, aerial gunners shoot wolves from aircraft, or chase them to exhaustion. Then they land and shoot the helpless wolves at point-blank range. Defenders is fighting this practice in Alaska and also working to pass the Protect America's Wildlife (PAW) Act in Congress which would nationally ban the unscientific and unnecessary practice of aerial hunting.

And in the Southwest, fewer than 60 wolves struggle to maintain a foothold in the wild as anti-wolf forces rally to eliminate their very existence. We're on the ground in Arizona and New Mexico, countering anti-wolf misinformation to ensure that these endangered wolves have a future in the Southwest.

But our work doesn't stop there. To help ease the financial burden of livestock losses attributed to wolves, we compensate ranchers.. We also implement efforts to reduce livestock/wolf conflicts, so that the endless cycle of killing wolves for livestock depredations is stopped. Learn more about participating in one of these programs through a Wolf-Saving Gift.

How Your Adoption Helps Save Wolves

  • Supports our work to end the unscientific and unnecessary practice of aerial wolf killing in Alaska -- and prevent programs like it from spreading to the Greater Yellowstone region and other states.
  • Enables Defenders to fight in court to keep vital federal protections for wolves in the Greater Yellowstone and Northern Rockies region.
  • Helps underwrite our wolf-saving work with ranchers to keep livestock and wolf packs apart. Give a Wolf-Saving Gift to participate in one of these programs.
  • Allows us to post rewards and help bring to justice people who illegally kill wolves.

Wolf Fun Fact

Wolves have a complex communication system ranging from barks and whines to growls and howls. Howling alone can mean many things: a greeting, a rallying cry to gather the pack together or to get ready for a hunt, a warning to other wolves, or a spontaneous expression of play and bonding.

Readers DigestHow Your Adoption Helps to Protect Species and Habitats

Named "America's Best Wildlife Charity" by Reader's Digest, Defenders of Wildlife has been a leading innovator in developing the most effective ways to conserve imperiled wildlife and wild lands for over 60 years. Your adoption donation will immediately be put to use where it is most needed to achieve these goals.

2010 Uses of Funds


Adoption kits and other gifts can be shipped to U.S. addresses only. Please allow 7-10 days delivery via USPS First Class mail – between November 25th and December 15th allow 4- 4 days for delivery via USPS Frist Class mail. The US Postal Service does not guarantee delivery times.

Want to notify someone of your adoption or gift right away? You can download, personalize, and print or e-mail a Digital Certificate and Fact Sheet right from your receipt page after completing checkout (for Adoptions and Wolf-Saving Gifts).

2013 Holiday Shipping and Delivery:

Order with FREE shipping by 11:59 PM EST Sunday, December 15th to guarantee delivery by December 24th

Order with Express shipping by 11:59 PM EST Thursday, December 19th to guarantee delivery by December 24th

Order with Super Express shipping by 11:59 PM EST Sunday, December 22nd to guarantee delivery by December 24th

Shipping Costs:

Express Shipping – ($6 additional donation per item)

Super Express Shipping- ($15 additional donation per item)

Customer Support | Schools/Large Adoption Orders | Privacy Policy | Ways to Protect Wildlife

  1. If you participate in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), donate by designating Defenders of Wildlife (our CFC number is 10624).

  2. Send a message to your elected representatives and other officials on important wildlife issues through Defenders’ Wildlife Action Center at www.defenders.org/take_action.

  3. Adopt an imperiled animal through our wildlife adoption program and pass along the conservation message to a friend or loved one. Or give a Wolf-Saving Gift or another gift through our Wildlife Adoption & Gift Center at www.wildlifeadoption.org.

  4. Refuse to purchase or support the importation of wild rainforest birds of any kind. The trade in such birds results in the destruction of fast-disappearing rainforest habitat. And the conditions in which these birds are shipped are terribly inhumane!

  5. Get the latest tips on how to make a difference for our wild animals and places through volunteering or making changes in your own life at www.defenders.org/take_action.

  6. Check with wildlife authorities before clearing or filling in land or redirecting small streams. You could be disturbing wildlife that lives in these areas.

  7. Help us stop the barbaric aerial gunning of wolves in Alaska and prevent the slaughter of wolves in the Greater Yellowstone National Park region at www.savewolves.org.

  8. Join local groups in their efforts to clean up rivers and creeks.

  9. Avoid using open flames outdoors, unless strictly supervised. It takes just one spark to destroy areas of fields and forests.

  10. Leave a bequest for wildlife by naming Defenders of Wildlife in your will, trust, retirement plan, or insurance policy. Go to http://defenders.planyourlegacy.org/ for helpful information.