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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...

Beluga whale died from jaw infection after ’interaction’ with another whale

A necropsy (post-mortem) has revealed that the death of Nanuq, the beluga whale that died in February at SeaWorld, was caused by an infection in a fractured jaw. This followed an “interaction” with another whale, according to SeaWorld.

Nanuq was on a long-term breeding loan from the Vancouver Aquarium when the incident occured.

About George Berry

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