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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...

Animal Friends Pet Insurance delivers early Christmas present to WDC

Animal Friends Pet Insurance, one of the largest suppliers of pet insurance in the UK, paid a surprise visit to WDC today to make a very generous donation of £20,000 as part of a country-wide Christmas charity giveaway.  The company was established with the sole aim of generating funds for animal welfare charities around the world, and to-date, the company has donated £2 million pounds. Managing director and company founder, Elaine Fairfax (Santa) presented the cheque in person and the kind donation will help WDC fight the many threats that whales and dolphins face each day around the world.presentation of cheque to WDC by Animal Friends Pet Insurance