Pink River Dolphin
The Boto, or Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) is a freshwater or river dolphin. It is endemic to the Amazon River and Orinoco River systems. The Boto is the largest of the river dolphins. The IUCN lists Amazon Dolphin...
The Amazon river dolphin, or pink river dolphin, Inia geoffrensis, is a freshwater
river dolphin endemic to the Orinoco, Amazon and Araguaia/Tocantins River ...
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.
The Amazon River dolphin or Boto is a freshwater dolphin that inhabits the
waterways of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers in South Amercia. It is the largest
in Ecuador (WWF): "Dozens of dolphins
have been sighted in the rivers
of Ecuador as part of a South American freshwater dolphin
survey in the Amazon
The South American river dolphin
survey expedition, which consists of scientists from Colombia, Peru,... More »
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
Up to 9 feet (2.7 meters) long and 300 pounds (136.1 kilograms), Pink River
Dolphins are the largest freshwater dolphins in the world.
Taxonomic Notes: Three subspecies are currently recognized: I. g. geoffrensis in
the Amazon River system of Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador, I. g. boliviensis in ...
Among the five species of river dolphins, Amazon pink dolphins are considered
the most intelligent of them, with a brain capacity 40% larger than that of humans