From WDC information officer, Sam Flood.
This is a guest blog by WDC long-term volunteer, Pam Styles. Pam has been helping us run our education pilot project in South Wales. She has visited a number of schools already and has been impressed by the enthusiasm the children
WDC has recently been visiting schools in South Wales helping children learn about whales and dolphins and their ocean homes. Do whales have belly buttons? Can dolphins talk to whales? Do they get stung when they eat jellyfish? Can a dolphin die if it eats a balloon or bag? Can a baby dolphin drown if it gets tired?
Last month, we reported on the devastating death of Jun Jun, a female captive beluga whale at Changfeng Ocean World in Shanghai, who was part of our project to develop the world’s first sanctuary for belugas.