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Indus River Dolphin
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Platanistidae Genus: Platanista
Species: Platanista minor
Indus River dolphins are roughly the same color as the river, gray or brown, though they sometimes are lighter on their undersides. Their “beaks” are distinctively swollen at the tip and very long, reaching 20% of the length of... More »
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Indus river dolphin


The Indus river dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) is a subspecies of freshwater river dolphin found in the Indus river (and its Beas and Sutlej tributaries) of ...

Indus River Dolphin | Species | WWF


Indus river dolphins are one of only four river dolphin species and subspecies in the world that spend all of their lives in freshwater. They are believed to have ...

Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) - Office of ...


Dec 30, 2014 ... Indus River dolphins, sometimes called "bhulans," are one of two separate subspecies of South Asian river dolphins. The other recognizable ...

WWF - Indus River dolphin


The Indus River dolphin (Platanista minor) is one of the world's rarest mammals and the second most endangered freshwater river dolphin. Approximately 1,100  ...

Indus River Dolphin - Dolphin Facts and Information - Dolphin's World


The Indus River dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) is a species that lives in the Ganges and Indus river, close to India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Indus River dolphin - Encyclopedia of Earth


Feb 25, 2012 ... The Indus River dolphin (scientific name: Platanista minor) is fresh water cetacean closely related to the Ganges River dolphin (Platanista ...

Indus River dolphins in Pakistan - Whale and Dolphin Conservation


Listed as 'Endangered' by the World Conservation Union, Indus River dolphin are among the world's most endangered dolphins. The remaining populations are ...

Platanista gangetica ssp. minor (Indus Dolphin, Indus River Dolphin ...


The Indus River Dolphin was considered by some researchers as a distinct species for several decades (1970s–1990s) and was listed as such in the 1996 Red ...

Animal Info - Indus River Dolphin


Jun 11, 2006 ... Animal Info - Indus River Dolphin. (Other Names: Bhulan, Blind River Dolphin, Delfín del Indo, Indus Dolphin, Indus Susu, Plataniste de l'Indus, ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Are Indus river dolphins carnivores?
A: no they are herbivores. Read More »
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Q: Indus river dolphins endangered?
A: yes there are less than 600 of this species left. Read More »
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Q: What is the scientific name of a indus river dolphin?
A: Platanista gangetica is the binomial nomenclature for the Indus ... Read More »
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Q: When did the indus river dolphin become extinct?
A: I did not think that it was. According to the IUCN it is endangered, of course. I believe that it is the most recent info. Source(s) http://www.iucnredlist.org/... Read More »
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Q: How do people use the indus river dolphin?
A: Their meat for food and oil for traditional medicines. Read More »
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