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Can whales and dolphins communicate with each other?

Whales and dolphins communicate with sounds, clicks and song. In some dolphin species and Humpback whales, individuals can be identified on the base notes throughout their life. When we hear dolphins and whales “speak” it sound like random sound, but they don’t listen to the sound itself they hear information that is riding on the READ MORE

Can whales and dolphins get sunburn?

Whales migrate over long or small distances. Humpback whales and Southern Right whales come up from Antarctic waters during the southern hemispheres winter to give birth and breed. They also migrate to get away from the winter storms, but will face a larger problem in our waters (the sun). Whales can get sun burnt, so READ MORE

Entangled seals and dolphins

Marine pollution is a great problem for the world’s oceans. Every week The ORCA Foundation have beach clean ups around Plettenberg Bay to decrease the amount of marine pollution input. This is helping to keep Plettenberg Bay’s water clean, but we still see the effect humans have on the marine mammals weekly when visiting the READ MORE