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Discover over 80 types of Whales and Dolphins
Southern right whale
Mums and calves may be seen close to shore during winter months.
These large dolphins have distinctive white scars on their bodies.
The largest animal to have lived on Earth.
New Zealand dolphin (Hector's and Māui dolphin)
Highly endangered dolphin only found in New Zealand
The largest toothed whale and deep diver
Boto (Amazon River dolphin)
These amazing dolphins live in the Amazon rainforest.
These white whales are known as the canaries of the sea.
The world's rarest species of porpoise.
What we are doing
Save the New Zealand dolphin
Help save the New Zealand dolphin from extinction.
Australasia Conservation Programme
WDC is working to protect the whales and dolphins of Australia and New Zealand
Proposal for marine protection of the Ross Sea
WDC is calling for the Ross Sea in Antarctica to be protected, one of last remaining near-pristine ecoystems in the world.
Things you can do
Adopt a Port River dolphin
Adopt a dolphin that lives in the Port River in Adelaide.
Whale and Dolphin Species Guide
Find out information about whales and dolphins in our comprehensive species
Make a single donation
WDC Kids website
Information about whales and dolphins for kids.
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