Gangetic Dolphins
West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.21

Gangetic dolphin washed ashore on beach 

A 17.38-ftl-ong mature Gangetic dolphin was washed ashore on the Laxmipur sea beach in Bakkhali on Sunday early morning. Fishermen spotted the mammal, gasping for life then, and informed forest depar...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.19

Gangetic dolphins stressed due to noise pollution

Sir — A new study has found that river dolphins are under a lot of stress because of the noise levels in rivers like the Ganga. The increasing river traffic, the continuous honking and other high-fr...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Dolphin census sparks cheer

A first-of-its-kind “simultaneous” census in three major rivers in Bihar has enumerated a total of 1,150 Gangetic dolphins, elating scientists and experts.The figures, experts believe, means that ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

At last, a dolphin research centre in India

Sir — It is a matter of great relief that India’s first dolphin research centre is set to come up in Patna, nearly a decade after it was first mooted. This will hopefully bode well for the fate of...
By The Telegraph


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