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The baiji is a functionally extinct species of freshwater dolphin formerly found only in the Yangtze River in China. Nicknamed "Goddess of the Yangtze" ...

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.

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 26, 2016 ... ... of China's baiji dolphin, or Yantze River dolphin, was in 2002, and ... scientists from the Baiji Foundation traveled up the Yangtze River for ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Yangtze River Dolphins&v=gIBtHtF9JlU
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 ...

Baiji - Chinese river dolphin - WDC


The baiji or Chinese river dolphin, and beautiful Goddess of the Yangtze lived for 20 million years in the Yangtze River, China. The baiji's demise was rapid and ...

Lipotes vexillifer (Changjiang Dolphin, Chinese Lake Dolphin ...


Range Description: In recent times, this species has been endemic to the Yangtze River of China. Some individuals were seen in the Fuchun River, immediately ...

Dolphin Species Goes Extinct Due to Humans - Live Science


Aug 8, 2007 ... The Yangtze River dolphin is driven to extinction by humans.

Farewell to the Yangtze River Dolphin - TIME


Aug 10, 2007 ... The Yangtze River dolphin, one of the world's rarest mammals, is no more, a victim of China's breakneck economic growth and competition for ...

Yangtze River Dolphin's Genes Indicate Humans Caused Its Extinction


Oct 29, 2013 ... Researchers reconstructed the genome of a baiji, or Yangtze River dolphin, to determine that human activity caused its recent extinction.

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Chinese River Dolphin / Baiji - NOAA Fisheries - National Oceanic ...


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.

Yangtze River dolphin - EDGE :: Mammal Species Information


Middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China. ... The baiji is now known to have diverged from other river dolphins some 20-25 million years ago, and ...

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 ...