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Third orca death in 18 months at theme park

Loro Parque tourist attraction in Tenerife, Spain has announced the death of Kohana, a 20-year-old...

WDC’s Shorewatch work shortlisted for nature award

We are thrilled that our Shorewatch programme has been shortlisted in the Citizen Science category...
Image from one of the WDC Risso's dolphin research catalogues

Local community helps piece together Risso’s dolphin puzzle

Thousands of photographs from members of the public have been published today in two WDC...

Tesco joins new initiative to help protect whales and dolphins

Tesco, the UK's largest retailer has joined WDC, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), and the Royal Society...

Can you imagine the incredible sight of thousands upon thousands of dolphins surrounding your boat as they swim together in the ocean?

Well that’s just the treat a group of lucky tourists got when a ‘super-pod’ of common dolphins was spotted as they enjoyed a day trip on the water off the coast of California.
Common dolphins are very social and are often found in relatively large groups, but one of more than a few hundred is rare. Perhaps a once in a lifetime sight for some very lucky people!

The dolphins may have all come together to enjoy feasting on some of their favourite fish.

Find out more information and photos of common dolphins.