Featuring northern fur seal pups Poppy and Golden Missy
The Fur Seal Adoption Package features two northern fur seals who were patients at The Marine Mammal Center.
Weak and exhausted, Poppy, a northern fur seal pup, swam into San Francisco Bay and took a rest at a very busy Berkeley marina. Listed as a vulnerable species, northern fur seals spend most of their lives at sea and rarely come ashore on mainland beaches. Thankfully, several boaters noticed the malnourished pup and contacted the Center. After two and a half months of care, Poppy doubled her weight and resumed the feisty behavior typical of a healthy fur seal. She was released back into the wild and will hopefully produce offspring, helping to replenish the fur seal population.
“The Journey of the Northern Fur Seal” tells the true story of Golden Missy, a wayward northern fur seal who ended up in Hawaii.
Thank you for your generous donation and for making a difference in the life of marine mammals like Poppy and Golden Missy.
When you purchase the Fur Seal Adoption Package, you’ll receive a personalized adoption certificate with Poppy’s photo and story, an 8" plush fur seal, and “The Journey of the Northern Fur Seal,” a hardcover book about Golden Missy.
Your symbolic adoption will make a difference in the life of a marine mammal like Poppy.
Last Minute Gift?
Purchasing the Fur Seal Adoption Package as a last-minute gift? You will receive a link to a printable, temporary certificate you can present to your loved one. The personalized certificate, plush and book will arrive in the mail in a few days.
Free USPS shipping included!
Adoption plush contain small parts; not for children under 3 years.