Pink River Dolphin

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smarter than humans

Pink River Dolphins

Smarter than humans

Habitat

Live in the Amazon River and the Orinoco River Systems which include several countries in South America

Migration

The Pink River Dolphin does not migrate

Diet

The Pink River Dolphin eats crustaceans, catfish, and small fresh water fish and during the night they hunt for zooplankton

Gestation

The gestation period can take nine to twelve months when mothers give birth to the baby dolphin

Ancestors

The Ancestors of the Pink River Dolphin are all of the whales, but the ancestors of the whales were land mammals

Endangered Why?

They are endangered because of the increase of population in the Basins, causing a raise in the population and accidental killing

Interesting Fact

Millions of years ago the Pink River Dolphin's ancestors were land mammals the whales then the Pink River Dolphin

Course of Action

The people who live in the Amazon could clean up the water so the Pink River Dolphin can have a better habitat

How many are left

There are 304 pink river dolphins left in the world

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