18 Aug '11, 7pm

In the News: Mekong dolphins on brink of extinction: The population of Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River nu...

RELATED ARTICLES Mekong dolphins on the brink of extinction June 18, 2009 11:12 AM Deaths Push Rare Asia Dolphins Nearer Extinction February 6, 2006 12:00 AM 6,000 Rare Dolphins Found in South Asia April 1, 2009 11:18 AM Australia Scientists Find New Dolphin, the Snubfin July 5, 2005 12:00 AM The population of Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River numbers just 85 individuals and may be on the brink of extinction, according to research by WWF. The researchers also found that calf survival was very low and that the overall population is in decline. A small population living on the border of Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic may be in an even more perilous situation, with just 7 or 8 individuals. This is the only area in Lao PDR where dolphins remain. ADVERTISEMENT WWF's research was based on photographic identification of individual dolphins, using unique marks ...

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Irrawaddy Dolphins on Brink of Extinction

Irrawaddy Dolphins on Brink of Extinction

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