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A fluke of a North Atlantic right whale lifts out of the water

Federal Proposal Aims to Protect Endangered Right Whales From Ship Strikes

For Immediate Release, July 29, 2022 WASHINGTON- The National Marine Fisheries Service proposed a rule...
Common bottlenose dolphin

100 bottlenose dolphins hunted in Faroe Islands

This morning, (July 29th), 100 bottlenose dolphins were killed in Skálafjörður on the Faroe Islands. The...
North Atlantic right whale. Photo by Regina Asmutis-Sylvia

Update on Snow Cone – Critically Endangered Right Whale Who Gave Birth Despite Chronic Entanglement

July 2022 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada has reported that Snow Cone was spotted on...
Humpback whale lunge feeding off Manomet Point Credit:John Chisholm/MA Sharks

Whales Make Waves Off Manomet Point

Humpback whale lunge feeding off Manomet Point Credit:John Chisholm/MA Sharks Update July 25th, 2022: On...

Free festival fun at the Scottish Dolphin Centre

WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay is hosting its annual Really Wild Festival on 4th May, celebrating Scotland’s great outdoors and the fantastic array of wildlife and heritage that Spey Bay has to offer.

The free event will be jam packed full of family fun activities and feature a 7m climbing wall allowing kids, and adults, to see the spectacular views right across the Moray Firth. Family activities run by local charity, Wild things will also include dolphin watching, music, tours around the largest Icehouse in the UK, local food and craft stalls and much, much more. Visitors can even grab a free Starbucks coffee (limited supply).

The Festival runs from 10:30am – 4:30pm with events on offer both indoors and out. A Blue Whale Race, guided walks and a BBQ will also feature. Find out more on the Scottish Dolphin Centre website.