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A sponging dolphin (S. Allen, Shark Bay Dolphin Research)

Did you know dolphins use tools? Meet the Shark Bay spongers …

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Dolphin using a sponge as a tool

Did you know dolphins use tools? Meet the Shark Bay spongers …

By Alison Wood / 29th June 2021

Like humans, dolphins live in societies with unique cultures. Like us, they bond with others who share similar traditions and habits. In Shark Bay, Australia,…

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Reflection – what this remarkable whale teaches us about humpbacks and their fascinating lives

By Alison Wood / 23rd March 2021

Reflection, like all humpback whales, was born with a unique black and white pattern on the underside of her tail which will remain unchanged throughout…

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Growing up with the amazing Adelaide Port River dolphins

By Alison Wood / 9th March 2021

Squeak, one of the Port River dolphins If you are able to make a donation, it will help us protect these unique and vulnerable dolphins.…

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Amazing, beautiful Commerson’s dolphins and what we’re doing to protect them

By Alison Wood / 8th December 2020

WDC has supported Commerson’s dolphin conservation efforts in Patagonia, South America for 25 years. Gathering knowledge about such a remote and little-understood species on a…

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Working with Amazon communities to protect pink river dolphins

By Alison Wood / 11th August 2020

Whale and Dolphin Conservation is a founding supporter of the Natutama Foundation. Natutama works in the Colombian Amazon developing important and often ground-breaking conservation and…

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Fun whale and dolphin ideas for children during lockdown

By Alison Wood / 9th June 2020

I’ve got four daughters at home, itching to get back to school and university, so I am all too familiar with the challenges faced by…

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