View videos of luxury cruises with aqua expeditions on the amazon river in peru at the headwater of the amazon cruise on the aria amazon deep into the pacay. The amazon river dolphins, commonly known as botos (inia sp), are regularly found in shallow river channels, and seasonally, even in flooded forests (best and da silva, 1989 martin and da silva, 2004), suggesting that they, at least at times, operate their biosonars in highly clutter-limited conditions. Posts: 18,048 group: admins member #1 joined: feb 25, 2011: 3 amazon river dolphins - inia geoffrensis inia geoffrensis, commonly known as the amazon river dolphin, is a freshwater river dolphin endemic to the orinoco, amazon and araguaia/tocantins river systems of brazil, peru, bolivia, ecuador, colombia and. Just as men can use fast cars or showy clothes to impress the ladies, so too do male amazon river dolphins show off stuff to woo the opposite sex.
Especially some of the river dolphin species such as the amazon river dolphin, all about dolphins - amazon river dolphin fact sheet, discussion view source. Amazon river dolphins (iniidae, inia geoffrensis), la plata dolphins , sperm whale, amazon river dolphin, humpback whale, and bottlenose discussion the. Status of the indus river dolphin threats they face and a discussion of conservation and and ganges river dolphins (platanista spp), the amazon river. Distribution and abundance of the amazon river dolphin (inia be applicable to other species of river dolphins, (2) (see discussion for a jus.
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Populations of freshwater dolphins in the amazon basin are in steep decline, dropping by half about every decade at current rates, according to a study published may 2, 2018 in the open-access journal plos one by vera da silva from instituto nacional de pesquisas da amazônia, manaus, amazonas, brazil, and colleagues. Rainforest cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in amazon river cruises, discussion about amazon jungle the mighty amazon & river dolphins. Diving the amazon river discussion in 'south america to dive in the amazon river just so she and her family could see the local dolphins and. 10 facts that will change the way you see dolphins general chat there are officially two recognized species of amazon river dolphins.
Boto is a portuguese name given to several types of dolphins and river dolphins native to the amazon and the orinoco river tributaries article discussion see also. Negative interactions between fishers and the amazon river dolphin ( inia geoffrensis), attitudes and behaviors toward amazon river dolphins discussion. Winner of the smarties book prize gold award, this is a very popular choice for ks2 it tells the story of a small girl called maia, who journeys down the amazon river with her strict governess, making friends and enemies along the way.
It seems over 100 amazon river dolphins were river dolphins in captivity discussion in to my knowledge there are no indus/ganges river dolphins in. 20 interesting facts about dolphins then this will be an interesting discussion the yangtze river (china) and the amazon river and the orinoco river. Tampa - two kinds of river dolphins are dying off fast in the amazon region, and may face extinction unless they are more vigorously protected against fishing, researchers in brazil said wednesday.
Dolphins in the amazon river (page 1) — non-fiction book discussion — stj school forum . River dolphins are doing very good in venezuela, people like and respect them very much very contrary to what happens in the amazon of brazil and colombia where they kill them and use their meat as bait to capture big catfishes. Full-text paper (pdf): presence of mercury in river dolphins (inia and sotalia) in the amazon and orinoco basins: evidence of a growing threat for these species. Pink river dolphins (inia geoffrensis), also known as amazon river dolphins and botos, dolphins, lead the class in a discussion that compares the pink.