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25May/11

Receding Habitat Threatening India’s National Aquatic Animal: Ganga River Dolphins

Gangetic Dolphins are being driven out of their larger, natural habitat of Brahmaputra River, to that of the river’s tributaries and even facing extinction owing to human interference in the name of activities like sand mining of river beds, fishing and pollution. This has been revealed by an ongoing study initiated jointly by University of Gauhati experts and a marine zoologist from Goa.