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Tag: Dolphins In River

India To Undertake River Dolphins Census Every Three Years
India To Undertake River Dolphins Census Every Three Years

Just as a tiger is considered an indicator of a good forest, river dolphins are indicator of a healthy river and act as an umbrella species of the river ecosystem. There are currently two species of the river dolphins inhabiting India, Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) and the Indus River Dolphin (Platanista minor).