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Adopt a humpback whale - Pepper

Meet Pepper

Adopt Pepper and protect her family from the dangers they face.

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Pepper received her name because of her close relationship with Salt. The pair were both given names in 1976, two of the first humpbacks to be named! As with Salt we don't know her exact age, but she is a grandmother to at least four baby humpbacks. Like people, most humpbacks are right 'handed' but not Pepper! 

Researchers in the Gulf of Maine have witnessed her return to her summer feeding grounds with 11 calves over the years. Pepper’s daughter, named Habanero, gave birth to Pepper’s first grandchild in 2008 and made her a grandmother again in 2012, 2015, and 2018.

Adopt Pepper and get to know her family.

What you'll get

With your symbolic adoption you'll receive regular updates about Pepper and her family. A perfect gift for all ages.

Adult adoption

Adopt Pepper and make a real difference!

adopt a humpback whale pack

Welcome pack, including your Pepper adoption certificate

Four issues of our award winning magazine, Whale & Dolphin, per year including an update on Pepper

Monthly updates about Pepper and her friends by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card

A WDC cotton bag and bookmark

Junior adoption

A fantastic gift for young people passionate about protecting whales!

adopt a humpback kids pack

Welcome pack, including your Pepper adoption certificate

Four issues of our awesome kids magazine SPLASH! per year, including an update on Pepper

Monthly updates about Pepper and her friends by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card

36-page whale and dolphin colouring book by Button & Squirt, cool stickers plus badge

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