Meet the legendary pink river dolphins

Botos don’t look or live like other dolphins. Flamingo-pink all over with super-skinny snouts and chubby cheeks, they certainly stand out in a crowd. And they never set a flipper in the ocean – home is the fresh, flowing waters of three mighty South American river basins: the Amazon, Orinoco and Tocantins-Araguaia. >> read more … Meer lezen

Bolivian river dolphins observed playing with an anaconda

A trio of scientists, one with Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, another from Museo Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado and a third independent researcher, report evidence of several Bolivian river dolphins playing with a Beni anaconda in the Tijamuchi River in Bolivia. >> read more …

Wie beschermt de roze rivierdolfijn?

Het donkere water van de Rio Negro, de Zwarte Rivier, in de Braziliaanse Amazone is het leefgebied van de roze rivierdolfijn of Orinocodolfijn. Helaas worden deze dieren met uitsterven bedreigd. >> lees verder …