Tuesday, April 25, 2006

BAIJI DOLPHINS - Ganges river dolphins at risk from poaching, pollution

River dolphin related news at NewKerala.com with a report on the Ganges River Dolphin.
Alarmed at the death of about six endangered Ganges river dolphins in Bihar, wildlife activists have called for urgent action to check their poaching and pollution of the river.

Around half a dozen dolphins have been killed by poachers and fishermen in the last one month in the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary in this south east Bihar district, one of the four freshwater dolphin sanctuaries in the world.