foto credits: By Friedrich Specht - Brehms Tierleben, Small Edition 1927, Public Domain,

Punjab bats for conservation of Indus river dolphin

The census of one of the world’s most threatened cetaceans, the Indus river dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) — a freshwater dolphin that is found in river Beas, is all set to commence in the winter as part of a project by the Centre. However, Punjab’s wildlife preservation wing has gone a step ahead to not only protect the dolphins but also their natural habitat.

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