The Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), also known as the boto, bufeo 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.
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
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 ...
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
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.
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 ...
Taxonomic Notes: Three subspecies are currently recognized: I. g. geoffrensis in
the Amazon River system of Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador, I. g. boliviensis in ...
Find out what's known about Amazon River Dolphins, Inia geoffrensis, Mammalia
, Cetartiodactyla, Iniidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
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 ...