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Bottlenose dolphin swimming in pool.
Grey and white plush dolphin in front of a dark blue certificate.
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Adopt-a-Seal® - Baker D

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Baker D's Story

Baker D, a young bottlenose dolphin, was underweight, suffering from dehydration and had a puncture wound on his snout when he was rescued at Baker Beach in San Francisco. When transported to a rehabilitation pool at The Marine Mammal Center, he did not have the strength to swim on his own and was put into a floating support sling to prevent him from drowning. Through antibiotics, medications to help stabilize his heart, weeks of round-the-clock care and feedings from volunteers and veterinary staff at the Center, Baker D regained his health and began to swim on his own.

He was released with a satellite tag in Monterey Bay near a pod of dolphins, but quickly left them. According to signals from his tag, he actually favored a different pod near the Channel Islands.

Adoption Details

When you adopt Baker D, you'll receive a personalized 7in. x 5in. adoption certificate with Baker D's photo and story. Your symbolic adoption will make a difference in the life of a marine mammal like Baker D!

Upgrade Available: Upgrade to a gift package with an 11in. baby-safe dolphin plush made with recycled materials! Package parts will appear in your cart as an additional item when you upgrade.

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