Whales and dolphins are amazing. Find out incredible facts about their lives under the sea.
Which is the biggest whale? The smallest dolphin? How far do whales migrate? Which whale makes the loudest sound? Do they sleep? Just some of the questions you will find answers to along with many others.
A life under the sea
Facts about whales
Find out about the lives of the largest creatures living on the planet. Learn about whale migrations, the different types of whales and who has the biggest brain.
Facts about dolphins and porpoises
Dolphins and porpoises come in all different sizes. From the magnificent orca to the tiny vaquita, dive into their world and learn more.
Facts about orcas
Find out some amazing facts about orcas, the largest member of the dolphin family. There incredible creatures have evolved to inhabit every ocean, from the poles to the tropics.
Which whale is the heaviest? Which one dives the deepest? The longest migration? Whales and dolphins hold some amazing records. Dive in and find out more and these incredible creatures.
Your favourite questions about whales and dolphins...
Videos from the wild
A selection of our favourite videos from the WDC archives. You can watch more on our YouTube channel.
False killer whales
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