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Building bridges: Lahille’s bottlenose dolphin

Brazilian marine mammalogist Pedro Fruet has studied Lahille’s bottlenose dolphins, a rare endemic sub-species of the bottlenose dolphin found in Argentina and the southern Brazil-Uruguay region, since 2000. He was awarded the prestigious Whitley Award in 2021 for this work and now hopes to reduce bycatch and raise awareness of the social species.

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