The inhabitants of botos, river dolphins discovered within the Brazilian Amazon, is declining resulting from fishing with gill nets and is predicted to fall by no less than 95 per cent in lower than 50 years
12 November 2021
Unusual, pink, small-eyed freshwater dolphins glide by means of at this time’s turbid waters of the Amazon river basin. However they’re quick approaching extinction.
The Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), or “boto”, is likely one of the few remaining dolphins on the planet which are restricted to freshwater, with two different superficially comparable species in south Asia.
Anthony Martin on the College of Dundee within the UK and his colleagues have spent greater than twenty years learning the botos round …