The West Bengal forest department is all set to conduct a state-wide census of the endangered Gangetic dolphins and is awaiting the release of central funds, an official said Monday.
Bihar plans to develop a dolphin watch centre along the Ganga river as a major tourist attraction as well as to raise conservation awareness.
The Ganges River Dolphin was declared the national aquatic animal last month, but is still in urgent need of being saved from extinction, experts on the subject said.
The critically endangered Ganges river dolphin has been declared India`s national aquatic animal.
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Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015