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WDC offers reward after pregnant dolphin is shot dead

WDC offers reward after pregnant dolphin is shot dead

WDC is offering a $2500 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of those responsible for the death of a protected bottlenose dolphin in the seas around Florida, USA. US law enforcement authorities are looking into the incident after the pregnant dolphin was discovered on Miramar Beach in the panhandle area of…

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Recent sightings at Spey Bay

Things are definitely changing around Spey Bay and it is almost starting to feel and look the way it did when we arrived back in February. The vibrant colours of spring and summer are long gone, replaced with a gentler and softer atmosphere. The estuary is full of gulls; herring, greater black-backed, common and black-headed.…

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On My ’Summer Holidays’

Hi Folks, Well, that’s my main dolphin season over for another year so it’s time for a wee break but don’t worry – I’ll be back soon and I’ll tell you if I was able to see any other nice wildlife. Mind you – I am spoiled where I am – very few things equal…

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Wild dolphin crossbreeding in UK revealed by WDC

Shrinking dolphin populations in UK waters may be causing one species to mate with another according to WDC research.   WDC has recently released the first documented proof of hybridisation between wild dolphins in UK waters, where one species mates with a completely different species.   In a recently published scientific paper scientific paper ,…

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Scottish windfarms decision bad for marine mammals

WDC are supportive of efforts to reduce climate impacts and move away from the use of fossil fuels. However, the decision by Scottish Ministers today to consent these four offshore wind farms off the Forth and Tay on the east coast of Scotland will drive another nail in the coffin of the local harbour seal…

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