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Risso’s dolphins killed in latest Taiji hunt

George Berry

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

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Risso's dolphin

Risso’s dolphins killed in latest Taiji hunt

By George Berry / 4th October 2021

Barely a couple of weeks since the massacre of almost 1,500 Atlantic white-sided dolphins in the Faroe Islands comes more horrifying news of dolphins being…

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A wild orca in Iceland

Shocking footage of captive orca butting head against wall

By George Berry / 15th September 2021

Kiska is a wild caught Icelandic orca who has spent the last four decades in captivity. She was just three years old when she was…

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Atlantic white-sided dolphin

Even locals outraged as 1400 dolphins die in Faroese hunt

By George Berry / 15th September 2021

Much of the criticism has come from within the country where usually there is a strong defence of the hunts, which are portrayed by locals…

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Bottlenose dolphins visit Cromarty

Two dolphins die after unusual visit by pod in Scotland

By George Berry / 16th August 2021

While the Moray Firth is famous for its resident bottlenose dolphins, the 50 or so dolphins that were involved in this visit were from a…

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Morgan the orca in captivity © C. Robles

Another captive orca tragedy as Morgan’s calf Ula dies

By George Berry / 11th August 2021

A young female orca in the wild may expect to live a long life in excess of 60 years. Loro Parque started keeping orcas in…

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Beluga whales in the wild

Beluga whale Havok dies in captivity months after transfer

By George Berry / 9th August 2021

Havok was the only male beluga in the group that was transferred from Marineland in Ontario, Canada to Mystic in Connecticut, USA. WDC strongly opposed…

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