Whales and dolphins are amazing. Find out incredible facts about their lives under the sea. Which is the biggest whale? The smallest dolphin? How far do whales migrate? Which whale makes the loudest sound? Do they sleep?
A life under the sea
Facts about whales
Find out about the lives of the largest creatures living on the planet. Learn about whale migrations, the different types of whales and who has the biggest brain.
Facts about dolphins and porpoises
Dolphins and porpoises come in all different sizes. From the magnificent orca to the tiny vaquita, dive into their world and learn more.
Facts about orcas
Find out some amazing facts about orcas, the largest member of the dolphin family. There incredible creatures have evolved to inhabit every ocean, from the poles to the tropics.
Which whale is the heaviest? Which one dives the deepest? The longest migration? Whales and dolphins hold some amazing records. Dive in and find out more and these incredible creatures.
Your favourite questions about whales and dolphins...
Videos from the wild
A selection of our favourite videos from the WDC archives. You can watch more on our YouTube channel.
False killer whales video
Beautiful underwater video of false killer whales off the island of Pico in the Azores. Listen to…
Blue whale video
The magnificent but endangered blue whale is the largest creature to have lived on Earth. Blue whale…
Atlantic spotted dolphins video
Video of beautiful Atlantic spotted dolphins off the island of Pico in the Azores. Sociable Atlantic spotted…
Help protect whales and dolphins and their homes
By adopting a whale or dolphin, by making a donation, or by fundraising for WDC, you can help us save these amazing creatures.
Adopt a whale and follow the lives of these amazing creatures.
Your support helps us take action to protect their homes.
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