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Iceland To Resume Endangered Fin Whale Hunt

Conservation and animal welfare groups including WDCS have expressed concern over news that Iceland’s endangered fin whale hunt will resume this summer. The Icelandic newspaper Skessuhorn...

Eye Eye Rainbow…

Hi Everyone, It was a bit grey and rainy at Chanonry yesterday, however Rainbow took me by surprise and popped her head up SO close...

Dolphin social networks are unusually open

In March 2012 the New Scientist reported on research in Shark Bay Western Australia which shows that male bottlenose dolphins in this area cooperate in groups...

Who could own a whale?

When a sick or injured animal is taken into captivity so that we might help them rehabilitate to full health so that they can eventually be...

Mosquito Threat To Orcas In Captivity Revealed

WDCS, along with former SeaWorld orca trainers, John Jett and Jeff Ventre, has revealed newly-discovered evidence documenting the death of two orcas at SeaWorld facilities...
"Iceberg" - the white orca

THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG: Unravelling the secrets of orcas and other whales in Russia

The extraordinary beauty and charisma of an all-white mature bull orca, cracking the wild and windy waters of the Russian Far East, is just the...

Rare White Orca Spotted Off Russia

Whale scientists working off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia have photographed and filmed a pure white male orca, or killer whale. One of...

Amazing Images Of All-white Orca Revealed

An amazing all-white mature male orca has been seen in the wild and here is an amazing picture of the whale.The sightings of the orca,...

Some Activity…

A few very grey, wet days at Chanonry recently, my pal Alan texted me about some dolphins yesterday over at the Fort and I was...