Mysticeti and Odontoceti

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




Videos and Documentaries


(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/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:

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The most common phrases the members use:

blue whale
them from
north atlantic
rare sighting
north atlantic right

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