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Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale in River Seine dies after rescue attempt

A beluga whale that became trapped in the River Seine in France has sadly had...
Tilikum, the father of Nakai. © Paul Wigmore

Orca Nakai dies at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego has announced the death of the orca Nakai. The 20-year-old male orca...
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin © Mike Bossley/WDC

Last captive Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin to be freed in South Korea

Bibongi, the last Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin held in captivity in South Korea, is to be...
Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The...

Dolphin meat confiscated in Taiwan

Taiwanese authorities announced on Tuesday that they found over seven tonnes of dolphin meat in a frozen goods factory in the city of Kaohsiung over the weekend.

It is estimated that the meat came from around 150 dolphins. The factory owner, who claims the meat came from local fishermen, faces a possible jail sentence and fine for breaching Taiwan’s wildlife laws which protects all whales and dolphins.

About George Berry

George is a member of WDC's Communications team and website coordinator.