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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...

Two dolphin calves die at zoo

A dolphin calf has died at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, the second loss this month.

The calf died on Friday having been born just 7 days earlier to a 9-year-old bottlenose dolphin called Allison.

On December 5th, another dolphin, Noelani, gave birth but the calf died within a few minutes.

A necropsy (animal autopsy) will be carried out to try and determine the cause of the deaths.

About George Berry

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