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Kiska the orca

Real stories from the dark side of captivity

Since we launched our campaign, we've been talking a lot about what a dark place...
Theo's rubbish collection

WDC Dolphin Defender Theo awarded BBC Climate Champion Award

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Uncovering the dark side of captivity

Last week we launched our major new campaign to reveal and uncover the dark side...
Bottlenose dolphins © Christopher Swann

On the anniversary of the massacre of 1,423 dolphins, what’s changed?

One year ago today, 1,423 Atlantic white-sided dolphins, including mothers with calves and pregnant females,...
Sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) Gulf of California. The tail of a sperm whale.

To protect whales, we must stop ignoring the high seas

Almost two-thirds of the ocean, or 95% of the habitable space on Earth, are sloshing...
A dolphin plays in front of the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay

Sharing our Spey Bay stories – tell us yours

2022 is Scotland's Year of Stories, a year in which stories inspired by, created or...
Orcas in Australia

Did orcas help rescue entangled humpback whale?

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An orca named 'Hulk' off Caithness, Scotland

My amazing week watching orcas in Scotland

Orca Watch's 10th anniversary event in the far north of Scotland was exhilarating with a...

That's A Bit Small, Sundance !

Hi Everyone,

A long and very cold wait at Chanonry Point yesterday eventually saw Sundance, Zephyr and Breeze arrive in the choppy water. They all pottered around for a while and some fish started running through the channel and about 200 metres out from the Point, the water suddenly erupted with a very small salmon being flipped into the air and Sundance roaring past it. I’ve pointed out the fish in the photo with a yellow arrow so that you can hopefully see it – it’s SO small, more like a good snack for young Breeze than something that would get stuck between Sundances teeth !

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©WDCS/Charlie Phillips

The weather for the next few days isn’t looking great…are we going to get a summer at all this year ???

Best Wishes,

Charlie.

About Charlie Phillips

Field officer - Adopt a Dolphin