About whales & dolphins

Whales and dolphins are amazing

Find out about the different species, how they evolved and how so many different types exist today.

Amazing facts about whales and dolphins

Dive deeper into the world of whales and dolphins and learn more about their lives.

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Facts about whales

Amazing facts about whales, the largest mammals to live on Earth.

Facts about dolphins

From the orca to the tiny vaquita, learn more about these creatures.


Whales and dolphins hold some incredible records.

Brain power

Just how intelligent are whales and dolphins?

How we help

WDC funds vital research and conservation projects across the globe, working with local communities to protect whales and dolphins and the places they live.

We can only carry out this vital work with your support.

Make a difference

Join our team  - no matter which way you choose, your commitment helps whales, dolphins, and our shared planet.

Save the whales, save the world.

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Adopt a whale and help us protect these amazing creatures.

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You can join our team and help us save whales and dolphins

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Your gifts help us take action for whales and dolphins.

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