The Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), also known as the Boto or pink river
dolphin, is a species of toothed whale classified in the family Iniidae.
The Amazon river dolphin, also known as pink river dolphins, is becoming
vulnerable in certain areas due to dams and contamination of rivers and lakes.
Inia geoffrensis species guide. The Amazon River dolphin, also known as the
boto, is found in the murky waters of the major rivers and tributaries of the
The Amazon River dolphin averages about 6.5 feet in length. They come in all
shades of pink, from a dull gray-pink, to rosy colored pink, to a bright pink like that
River Spirits. Tracking prey deep in the forest, freshwater dolphins make the most
of the Amazon's prodigious annual flood. By Mark Jenkins. Photograph by ...
The boto is probably the best known of the five river dolphins. It has an extremely
distinctive ... Also known as: Amazon River dolphin, boutu, pink river dolphin.
The Amazon River Dolphin, also called the boutu, boto, or bufeo, is the largest of
the freshwater dolphins, and like all freshwater dolphins it is endangered ...
Jan 29, 2014 ... Among the five species of river dolphins, Amazon pink dolphins are considered
the most intelligent of them, with a brain capacity 40% larger ...
Find out what's known about Amazon River Dolphins, Inia geoffrensis, Mammalia
, Cetartiodactyla, Iniidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
Also referred to as the Pink Porpoise, the Pink Dolphin, and Boto, its Brazilian
name, this creature is the largest, most common, and most widely distributed river