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Endangered Whales And Dolphins

There are over 80 different species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, found in many places around the world.

Some are gigantic, others tiny. Some are spotty, others pink. All are amazing!

A number of these species are endangered. Some, sadly, are close to extinction. Others are more commonly seen. All are in danger from one threat or another.

Please have a look at our fact files to find out more about some of the different whale and dolphin species:

Araguaian boto

Baiji (extinct)

Beluga (some populations endangered)

Blue whale (endangered)


Common dolphin

Dall's porpoise

Ganges River dolphin (endangered)

Gray whale (some populations endangered)

Irrawaddy dolphin (some populations endangered)


New Zealand dolphin (endangered)

North Atlantic right whale (endangered)

Long and short-finned pilot whale

Sperm whale