/r/whales

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News, images, videos, conservation, and information about whales. Our warm-blooded cousins in the sea!

For more aquatic mammals check out /r/elephantseals & /r/Seacows!

Welcome to /r/whales!


Looking for more information on whales? Use the NOAA, WFF, or WDC as a starting point to find out information on species, why whales matter, threats, and more!

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

CMS list of toothed whales

The Beaked Whale Resource

Baleen Whale Species

Want to help whales? Check out this guide to non-profit environmental groups.

Posting Guidelines

Do post:

Images

Conservation

News

Videos and Documentaries

Information/facts

(Not sure if your link is appropriate? Message the mods.)

Please follow reddiquette when posting or commenting.


We welcome images of whale paintings and handmade whale-related items! But please, no promotion of your work for sale. This includes Etsy or other online store links in comments, "find more in my profile", "pm me for details", etc etc. Thanks!

Aquatic animal subreddits:

/r/cephalopods
/r/cetacea
/r/elephantseals
/r/ImaginaryLeviathans
/r/jellyfish
/r/oceancreatures
/r/orcas
/r/Seacows
/r/sharks
/r/TheDepthsBelow
/r/walrus
/r/WhaleSharks
/r/HvaldimirTheBeluga
/r/belugawhales
/r/BlueWhales

Biology/ecosystems/conservation:

/r/Animals
/r/conservation
/r/ecology
/r/LifeAquatic
/r/likeus
/r/marinebiology
/r/marinelife
/r/Oceans
/r/SeaShepherd
/r/species
/r/TheCove

Images of sand and sea:

/r/BeachPorn
/r/SeaPorn
/r/IslandPorn

And some terrestrial animals:

/r/Badgers
/r/BearsWaving
/r/catpics
/r/Crocodilia
/r/Elephants
/r/FisherHaven
/r/foxes
/r/hyenas
/r/lynxes
/r/OkapiParadise
/r/polarbears
/r/tapirs
/r/Tortoises
/r/wolverines

The complete list of animal subreddits:

Reddit's Animal Kingdom

Not the whales you're looking for? Try

/r/Wales

/r/whales

31,978 Subscribers

117

Did you see me

2 Comments
2023/06/07
20:16 UTC

13

Inouk and wikie

2 Comments
2023/06/06
11:50 UTC

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This shirt makes me irrationally happy.

21 Comments
2023/06/05
21:24 UTC

71

My whale drawing of a orca

5 Comments
2023/06/05
14:03 UTC

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BLUE WHALE ─ The Great Leviathan Unleashed!

3 Comments
2023/06/04
17:56 UTC

116

A cute little white orca I made recently, with flowers atop its back!

5 Comments
2023/06/04
00:36 UTC

233

I created this stained glass whale today 🐋

8 Comments
2023/06/01
20:44 UTC

4

A humpback whale just SPLASHED me!

Original video. He splashed me less than an hour ago off the Oregon coast!!!

0 Comments
2023/05/31
02:48 UTC

21

One Breath Around The World

I discovered this absolutely stunning short film of our oceans and some whales feature in it!

0 Comments
2023/05/29
10:28 UTC

146

Orcas in Puget Sound (#2)

Second video from yesterday, same pod. Lots of surface activity.

6 Comments
2023/05/27
15:54 UTC

2

Are all whales endangered?

Are all whales endangered?

1 Comment
2023/05/27
05:42 UTC

98

Orcas in Puget Sound!

Dalco Passage, near Pt. Defiance.

0 Comments
2023/05/27
02:42 UTC

105

Morro Bay California ⛅️🫶🏼

Up close and personal

1 Comment
2023/05/26
20:25 UTC

133

I can see you. Via @nuttynuity

2 Comments
2023/05/26
09:13 UTC

452

100 miles off the coast of San Diego

14 Comments
2023/05/25
23:27 UTC

53

Coming in August to Netflix.

1 Comment
2023/05/25
16:18 UTC

130

Small whale is passing by in North-Germany, Lübeck!

It's not very common for us in Germany to see a whale!

8 Comments
2023/05/21
21:24 UTC

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