Pink dolphins rescued using drones in Bolivia's Amazon rainforest| Pics | Hindustan Times
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Pink dolphins rescued using drones in Bolivia's Amazon rainforest| Pics

Updated On Oct 18, 2022 10:53 AM IST

The two dolphins were found languishing in still water ponds-cut off from the Bolivian Amazon's Rio Grande-after they swam inland and the main channel dropped, said a biologist with the rescue program.

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A biologist with the rescue program explained that many pink dolphins lose access to the river because of their reproductive instincts.(Rutaverde.com) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A biologist with the rescue program explained that many pink dolphins lose access to the river because of their reproductive instincts.(Rutaverde.com)

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The species is endangered by steady encroachment along the waterways. (Rutaverde.com) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The species is endangered by steady encroachment along the waterways. (Rutaverde.com)

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Over the past dozen years nearly 60 trapped pink river dolphins, scientifically known as Inia boliviensis, have been rescued. (whales.org) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Over the past dozen years nearly 60 trapped pink river dolphins, scientifically known as Inia boliviensis, have been rescued. (whales.org)

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The dolphins' rosy complexion is due to blood vessels close to their skin, though some specimens are blue or even white.(Rutaverde.com) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The dolphins' rosy complexion is due to blood vessels close to their skin, though some specimens are blue or even white.(Rutaverde.com)

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Believed to be semi-divine creatures by some indigenous groups, they use echolocation to navigate often murky waterways.(Rutaverde.com) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Believed to be semi-divine creatures by some indigenous groups, they use echolocation to navigate often murky waterways.(Rutaverde.com)

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Assistants from Amazonian aquatic mammals project capture a Pink Dolphin at the Mamiraua reserve in Uarini, Amazonas state, Brazil January 20, 2020. (Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Assistants from Amazonian aquatic mammals project capture a Pink Dolphin at the Mamiraua reserve in Uarini, Amazonas state, Brazil January 20, 2020. (Reuters)

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