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The dolphins were spotted for the first time in 1985 in Chambal river near Etawah.(Representative Photo)

Dolphin number dips in Chambal river, experts raise concern

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 07:50 AM IST
The latest census report prepared by the Madhya Pradesh forest department says that dolphins’ number in Chambal river has been reduced by 13 per cent in four years.
Dolphins swim in the Tagus River, near Lisbon, Portugal.(REUTERS)
Dolphins swim in the Tagus River, near Lisbon, Portugal.(REUTERS)

Lisbon’s Tagus river comes alive with dolphins

LISBON | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Over the last two months, social media channels have been alive with videos and images of dolphins shared by those lucky enough to catch sight of them leaping out of the waves.
A Bhagalpur University team conducted the survey of the endangered Ganga river dolphins.(HT Photo)
A Bhagalpur University team conducted the survey of the endangered Ganga river dolphins.(HT Photo)

Endangered dolphins spotted in Bihar’s Mahananda river

Hindustan Times, Bhagalpur | By Avijit Biswas
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 02:13 PM IST
The survey was the first official attempt of documenting suitability of habitat and preparing inventory of biodiversity of rivers apart from population estimation of endangered Ganga river dolphins and threats concerning the species.
Like their female counterparts and indeed like humans, male dolphins form social bonds based on shared interests.(Unsplash)
Like their female counterparts and indeed like humans, male dolphins form social bonds based on shared interests.(Unsplash)

Dolphins form friendships through shared interests, just like humans: Study

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 08:36 AM IST
The study provides new insight into homophilous behaviour in the social network of tool-using dolphins.
Experts feel Centre’s ambitious inland waterway plan, which will make heavy cargo ships ply through the Ganga, will have a detrimental impact on the Mammals(HT)
Experts feel Centre’s ambitious inland waterway plan, which will make heavy cargo ships ply through the Ganga, will have a detrimental impact on the Mammals(HT)

Scare for Dolphins as Ganga gets ready for cargo ships

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 09:02 AM IST
Experts feel Centre’s ambitious inland waterway plan, which will make heavy cargo ships ply through the Ganga, will have a detrimental impact on the Mammals, declared the National Aquatic Animal in 2009.
David Miller will continue to play domestic limited overs cricket this season.(REUTERS)
David Miller will continue to play domestic limited overs cricket this season.(REUTERS)

IPL star David Miller quits first-class cricket to focus on World Cup

Cape Town | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 05:35 PM IST
David Miller, who jointly holds the record for the fastest Twenty20 International century off 35 balls, is a regular in South Africa’s limited overs teams and says he would rather focus on “the format I love”.
A six-foot-long dead dolphin was found at Bandra Bandstand last week.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
A six-foot-long dead dolphin was found at Bandra Bandstand last week.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Is sea pollution killing dolphins off Mumbai coast?

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 12:16 PM IST
Three dolphin deaths between February and May in Mumbai were due to respiratory infection.
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