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Snow cone with her calf. © Georgia DNR/NOAA permit 20556

Snow Cone is a special whale

Sonar cone with her calf

Snow Cone is a special whale

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Meet Snow Cone, she is a very rare North Atlantic right whale.  There are sadly fewer than 350 of these whales left on Earth …..imagine how rare they are – do you for example have more than 350 children in…

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Amazon River dolphin (Boto)

Meet the river dolphins

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Did you know that some rare dolphins do not live in the salty ocean? They live in freshwater water rivers and lakes in South America and Asia. Amazon River dolphins are known as botos and share their magnificent rainforest home…

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Adopt an orca Holly

Meet Holly the awesome orca!

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Holly the orca lives wild and free with her family and friends in the ocean. She is part of the Northern Resident orca community of just over 200 orcas who live in British Columbia in Canada. The orcas live in…

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Orca group

Rare Whale Fossil Found in Greece

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery A unique ancient whale fossil has been discovered in Rhodes, Greece. The whale named Polychronis Stamatiadis, is a 1,400,000 (or 1.4 million) year-old relative of orcas and false killer whales and lived in our oceans during the Pleistocene period. The…

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North Atlantic right whale

Meet Batman the whale and his friends

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Batman the North Atlantic right whale © New England Aquarium / Canadian Whale Institute North Atlantic right whales are critically endangered; there are only around 366 left. WDC is working hard to protect every single one of them from the…

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Risso's dolphin

Dolphin headstands are puzzling the experts at WDC

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Our Goals Curious kids Kids blogs Fantastic fundraisers Gallery WDC dolphin field workers in Scotland are puzzled by the sight of a Risso’s dolphin performing underwater ‘headstands’. They filmed this Risso’s dolphin near the Isle of Lewis – he or she was nose down vertically beneath the water doing…

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