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Chinese River Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Platanistidae Genus: Lipotes
Species: Lipotes vexillifer
The baiji, or Chinese river dolphin, has a very long, narrow beak, with abrupt forehead and tiny eyes set high on the sides of the head. The triangular dorsal fin has a blunt peak... More »
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báijìtún (help·info), Lipotes vexillifer, Lipotes meaning "left behind", vexillifer "flag bearer") is a freshwater dolphin found only in the Yangtze River in C...

Chinese River Dolphin / Baiji - NOAA Fisheries


Jan 15, 2015 ... Chinese River Dolphin / Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) ... It is also known as the Yangtze river dolphin, baiji, white-flag dolphin, and white-fin dolphin.

China's Rare River Dolphin Now Extinct, Experts Announc


The Chinese river dolphin—nicknamed the "goddess of the Yangtze"—is " functionally extinct," scientists said after a vain six-week search for the animal.

By Laura Klappenbach , About.com GuideDecember 16, 2006 The Yangtze River dolphin, a freshwater river dolphin that is unique to China, is feared to be extinct after a recent expedition to find any individuals of the species failed. The Yangtze River dolphin population ... More »
By Laura Klappenbach, About.com Guide

Yangtze River Dolphins, Lipotes vexillifer ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Yangtze River Dolphins, Lipotes vexillifer, Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla, Lipotidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Yangtze River dolphin - EDGE :: Mammal Species Information


According to Chinese legend, this graceful freshwater dolphin is the reincarnation of a drowned princess. It has been declared a national treasure of the highest ...

Yangtze river dolphin driven to extinction | Environment | The Guardian


Aug 8, 2007 ... The Yangtze river dolphin, until recently one of the most endangered species on the planet, has been declared officially extinct following an ...

Baiji dolphin | 10 animals presumed extinct in the last decade | MNN ...


Jan 5, 2011 ... ... of China's baiji dolphin, or Yantze River dolphin, was in 2002, and ... scientists from the Baiji Foundation traveled up the Yangtze River for ...

Goodbye to the baiji, the Yangtze River dolphin | Natural History ...


Feb 13, 2013 ... Join Zoological Society of London (ZSL) scientist Dr Sam Turvey in this video to uncover the tragic example of the baiji, the Yangtze River ...

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Q: Is the Yangtze river dolphin extinct?
A: Unfortunately, the Yangtze River dolphin is no more, and is the fir... ...MORE... Read More »
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Q: Why is the Yangtze river dolphin endangered.
A: pollution, hydroelectric dams, boat traffic,fishing nets, and fishermen that like to kill these poor animals. Read More »
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Q: Why are yangtze river dolphins extinct?
A: they are stupid and hit their head Read More »
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Q: Why are Yangtze river dolphins extinct.
A: A numerous amount of Baiji were hunted thanks to the initiative by the government, but this was short lived as the government took action and banned hunting it.... Read More »
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Q: Where do the yangtze river dolphin live?
A: Yangtze river dolphins live in the Yangtze river and the sunlight zone. they also eat fish. but they are supposedly extinct. that's what the scientist think but... Read More »
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