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Friday, May 7, 2010

Gangetic Dolphin

The Gangetic Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) is recognised as our country's National Aquatic Animal.The Gangetic Dolphin is primarily found in the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers and their tributaries in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. It is  very rare species and they have the long, pointed noses characteristic of all river dolphins. The teeth are visible in both the upper and lower jaws even when the mouth is closed.

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