Posts Tagged ‘south asian river dolphin’
South Asian river dolphin
See all species Although they now live in separate Asian river systems, the Ganges and Indus River dolphins look identical because they share a common ancestor. They are currently categorised as subspecies and scientists are considering the evidence that they have evolved into two species. Sadly, both are endangered; there are only one to two…Read More
Indus River dolphins be dammed!
Dolphins living close to humans face more threats than those that live far from land and far from human intervention. Dolphins found in coastal and riverine environments therefore are in more immediate danger of extirpation. I recently gave an overview of the situation facing Nepal’s remaining dolphins where the biggest threat to their continued survival…Read More