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WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation
About Whales and dolphins
Whales - meet the different species
Dolphins - meet the different species
Facts about whales
Facts about dolphins
Introduction to whale and dolphin species guide
Living alongside humans
Welcome to the world of whales and dolphins
WDC in Action
Homes for whales and dolphins
Rights for whales and dolphins
End Bycatch - stop deaths in fishing gear
Conservation and Research
Education and Outreach
Strandings and rescue
Whale and dolphin watching
Swimming with dolphins
Dolphin drive hunts
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Discover over 80 types of Whales and Dolphins
Some humpback whales make the longest migration of any whale.
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin
The dolphins in the Port River belong to this species.
Southern right whale
Mums and calves may be seen close to shore during winter months.
Australian snubfin dolphin
These small dolphins are found off Northern Australia.
The largest creature 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 a deep diver
What we are doing
Whaling results in the deaths of around 2000 whales each year.
Australasia Conservation Programme
WDC is working to protect the whales and dolphins of Australia and New Zealand.
Watch our latest video highlighting some of our achievements from the past year.
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
WDC Kids website
Information about whales and dolphins for kids.
Keep up-to-date with WDC views and opinions on news and issues from the wor
ID guide to Port River dolphins
Identify each dolphin in the Port River