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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Humpback whales in Alaska

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little...
Amazon River dolphin (Boto)

River dolphins observed playing with anaconda

Researchers in Bolivia recorded an unusual interaction between local rivers dolphins and an anaconda snake...

Learn Your Dolphins With Song!

Did you know that there are over 30 different species of dolphins that live in the oceans, seas and rivers of the world?

You did? But can you name them?

Have a listen to theDolphin Species Song (produced by the Dolphin Communication Project). It’s short and fun, and there may be some dolphin species mentioned that you haven’t heard of!

You can also find lots of detailed information about all the species of whales, dolphins and porpoises on WDCS’s Species Guide.

Commerson's dolphin and calvesspotted dolphin