Whale Facts and Dolphin Facts

Whales and dolphins are amazing animals!
They are the largest and some of the most incredible animals on earth!

As a result of human activity both in the past and present, their numbers have dramatically decreased and some species have disappeared.
If we don't take care of the whales now,
they may be gone forever!

This site is dedicated to teaching you whale and dolphin facts and to inspire you to do your part to protect them!

A diver has a close encounter wih a southern right whale  One reason for their decline is whaling.
History of Whaling
  History of Whaling
Arguments Against Whaling
Arguments Against Whaling
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Whale Facts and Dolphin Facts

There are 71 different species of whales.
This includes dolphins and porpoises.
Yes, they are in the whale family too!
Unfortunately, some of them are also endangered!

Endangered Whales and Dolphins Endangered Dolphins
Endangered Dolphins

Whaling is a definite threat to the whale populations,

however, there are several other threats which also affect dolphin populations.

Dolphin kiss
  • Pollution
  • Noise
  • Over Fishing
  • Sonar Testing
  • Fishing nets
  • Ships
  • Capture

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We all need to do our part to protect these beautiful animals!

Here are some ideas of things you can do to help!

Go on a whale watching tour and learn about whales and dolphins in person!

Thank You!
Save the Whales
Save the Dolphins
Save the Whale Populations
Save the Dolphins
Eye of a Gray Whale, Eschrichtius Robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico

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Learn More about these amazing Animals!

Blue Whales

Gray Whales

Humpback Whales

Sperm Whales

Fin Whales

Right Whales

Sei Whales

Minke Whale Species

Brydes Whale

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