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New river dolphin species discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 18:05

The species was discovered from the Araguaia River basin of Brazil and researchers propose that it be called the Araguaian Boto, or Boto-do-Araguaia.

Bihar observes Dolphin Day

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 15:44

Bihar observed Dolphin Day Friday to raise awareness about conservation of the Ganga river dolphin declared as India`s national aquatic animal.

Population of Ganges River Dolphin on the decline

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 16:37

Population of Ganges River Dolphin has declined from 6000 in 1982 to less than 1800 due to construction of dams and water pollution.

Bihar to celeberate Dolphin Day

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 12:14

Bihar will celebrate Oct 5 as Dolphin Day to create awareness to save the endangered species that has been declared India`s national aquatic animal.

Gangetic river dolphins on road to recovery?

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 09:47

The Gangetic river dolphin is India`s national aquatic animal, but frequently falls prey to poachers. Their carcasses are found regularly on river banks.

Ganges dolphin is national aquatic animal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 23:39

The critically endangered Ganges river dolphin has been declared India`s national aquatic animal.

River dolphin is national aquatic animal

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 15:32

River dolphin has been declared as the national aquatic animal to save it from extinction, the government said today.

Ganges River Dolphin in dire straits: IUCN

Last Updated: Monday, July 20, 2009, 14:47

Dolphin hotspots must be protected if the Ganges River Dolphin is to survive in the Brahmaputra river system, a recent study has revealed.