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Adopt now to protect whales & dolphins

Adopt today for yourself, or as the perfect gift

Adopt now to protect whales & dolphins

Adopt today for yourself, or as the perfect gift

Adopt a humpback

Adopt a dolphin

Adopt an orca

Meet Salt

This month, our featured adoption whale is Salt. She is at least 45 years old. Salt has had a total of 14 calves and is a great grandmother!

Salt spends her summers off the coast of New England, USA. where she faces many dangers, including entanglement in fishing gear and collisions with ships.

Meet Rainbow

This month, our featured adoption dolphin is Rainbow. She is a very sociable dolphin, usually found with a group of friends around the Inner Moray Firth, looking for food.

A brilliant hunter, Rainbow knows every trick in the book when it comes to working as a team to round up herring or mackerel.

She has a distinctive dorsal fin that makes her easy to spot.

Meet Fife

Our featured orca this month is Fife. Fife is an intriguing character who commands increasing respect within his community. He is a captivating presence and traverses the world accompanied by his beloved family.

However, a poignant chapter of his life remains untold, as he has never had the opportunity to meet his sister, Corky, who was tragically taken from the sea and has endured captivity since 1969.

In 2003, Fife endured a harrowing experience when he suffered a severe wound on his back, most likely inflicted by a boat propeller. Yet, displaying remarkable resilience, he has since made a full recovery, a testament to his indomitable spirit.

As Fife’s tale continues to unfold, we are eager to witness the next chapters of his life and the impact he will undoubtedly make on his community.

What you'll receive

See what’s in our adult or junior adoption packs.
If choosing a junior pack please check "a gift" on the adoption form.

Adult pack Junior pack

Toggle the selection of this box to see what is included in the adult and child adoption packs

Adoption adult pack
  • Welcome pack, including a personalised adoption certificate
  • Four issues of our award winning magazine, Whale & Dolphin, per year
  • Monthly updates about your adopted whale or dolphin by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card
  • A WDC cotton bag and bookmark
Adoption junior pack

Select a gift adoption when you checkout and you can choose our fantastic junior pack, which includes:

  • Welcome pack, including a personalised adoption certificate
  • Four issues of our awesome kids magazine SPLASH! per year
  • Monthly updates about your adopted whale or dolphin by email, plus a Christmas and birthday e-card
  • Cool stickers & badge

When you check out, you can tell us that your adoption is a gift.

We will ask for the details of the gift recipient, whether you would like the adult or junior adoption pack and where you would like your adoption pack to be sent.

Let’s be awesome to whales & dolphins

All proceeds go to the protection of whales and dolphins around the world and the conservation of the habitat in which they live.

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