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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
WDC working for whales and dolphins
Other ways you can support WDC
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Discover over 80 types of Whales and Dolphins
Common minke whale
The smallest of the balleen whales.
A shy species, often found in coastal waters.
The largest creature to have lived on Earth.
Orca (Killer Whale)
Male orcas spend their entire lives alongside their mothers.
Short-beaked common dolphin
Amazon River dolphin
These amazing dolphins live in the Amazon rainforest.
These large dolphins have distinctive white scars on their bodies.
These white whales are known as the canaries of the sea.
What we are doing
Whaling results in the deaths of around 2000 whales each year.
Keeping whales and dolphins in captivity is wrong and cruel.
Fishing nets and gear are the single biggest killer of whales and dolphins across the world.
Things you can do
Make a donation
Help fund our work and make a difference
Scottish Dolphin Centre
One of the best places to see dolphins in the UK.
Adopt an orca
Adopt an orca - free and wild!
Buy gifts, clothing and more - all profits support WDC.
WDC Kids website
Information about whales and dolphins for kids.