• Michel Braunstein

Amazon’s Pink Dolphins in Danger

Updated: Feb 5


NYTimes.co​m has related in its recent article that even though Amazon’s pink dolphins are protected, they are still in danger as local fishermen see a rival in dolphins.

Fishermen are slaughtering the animal in the Amazon, for catfish bait. Portugese biologist, Doctor Miguel Migueis who studies dolphin populations around the city of Santarem on the Amazon, has told that the killings could lead to their extinction: “They are killing their culture, their folklore, they are killing the Amazon!”

Read more articles on the pink dolphins in this website: The Amazons of the Rio Negro, Meeting the Pink DolphinsUnderwater photo gallery of the dolphins in the Amazon, Amazon – Above the water photo-gallery



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