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Saving Peru’s river dolphins

School children in Peru making a promise to protect river dolphins

Saving Peru’s river dolphins

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Curious kids Blogs Helping whales and dolphins Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Splish and Splash Puzzles WDC supports a dolphin project deep within the Peruvian Amazon jungle. The city of Iquitos is situated thousands of kilometres from the ocean on the banks of the Amazon River. WDC supports a local group…

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Common dolphins © Christopher Swann

Whales vs dolphins

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Curious kids Blogs Helping whales and dolphins Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Splish and Splash Puzzles The differences between baleen whales and dolphins are the most obvious and easiest to spot. Firstly, dolphins have teeth and baleen whales do not, instead, they have bristly baleen plates inside their mouths. Baleen whales…

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WDC shorewatchers looking out for whales and dolphins

WDC spotting whales and dolphins in Scotland

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Curious kids Blogs Helping whales and dolphins Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Splish and Splash Puzzles WDC Shorewatch is a network of volunteers trained and supported by WDC to look out for whales and dolphins from more than 50 locations on land. Scotland is an amazing place to see whales and…

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Humpback whale playing with kelp

Why do humpback whales wear seaweed wigs?

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Curious kids Blogs Helping whales and dolphins Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Splish and Splash Puzzles All over the world, humpback whales play with clumps of floating kelp (big brown seaweed). They roll in it, dive through it and even lift it onto their bodies and tail flukes. Their favourite game seems to…

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Humpback whale. Photo: Vanessa Mignon

Humpback whale spa

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Curious kids Blogs Helping whales and dolphins Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Splish and Splash Puzzles Humpback whales migrating southwards along Australia’s east coast, on their way back to their colder feeding grounds, have been discovered rolling around together on the sandy seafloor of some shallow bays on the way. During…

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Sowerby's beaked whale illustration

Rare whale spotted in the UK

Kidzone – quick links Fun Facts Curious kids Blogs Helping whales and dolphins Fantastic fundraisers Gallery Splish and Splash Puzzles A group out on a dolphin-watching tour near New Quay, Wales, were very excited to spot a rare Sowerby’s beaked whale. This is the first time a Sowerby’s has been spotted in Wales. These whales…

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