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Working to Save Dolphins in Despair

A female and her calf being carried back to sea on the Cape photo: Reuters While many try to understand and improve the outcome of recent dolphin strandings on Cape Cod – half a world away free swimming dolphins are being brutally slaughtered on a regular basis. We are sad to report that the annual…

Waiting For Some Action…

Hi Everyone, I’m in a state of limbo at the moment where not much seems to be happening locally. There have been some sightings coming in to me from far and wide however, indeed our very own Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay had some great action for their first dolphin sightings of 2012 just…

Happy New Year Kesslet !

Hi Everyone, It was a bitterly cold but a lovely and sunny morning standing watching Kesslet & Charlie as they surfaced to breathe in the Kessock Channel. The air was so still and the dolphins “blow” showed up so well that it was quite easy to see where they were and keep track of them…

Back To Work Again…

Hi Everyone, Well, here we are with one week of 2012 behind us and the weather up here near Inverness actually isn’t that bad for getting out and about. Hopefully over the next wee while I’ll manage to track down some dolphins for you and let you know what they are getting up to. ©WDCS/Charlie…

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Orcas versus humpbacks

Occasionally accounts come our way of observations on whales that are unusual and very interesting. I recently heard of one such incident and asked the guy who told me the story, Bertie Gregory, who is a student at the University of Bristol, if he would write it up so that we could share it. He kindly did…

I am vindicated – Whale poop rocks!

Updated April, 2018 Do you like to breathe? Then you should like whales, and especially like them pee’ing and poo’ing in the world’s biggest swimming pool- our oceans. For many years, while doing presentations I have been telling kids I like whales for lots of reasons. One reason in particular is because they pee, and…