The River Dolphin
The River Dolphin is one of the most endangered animals in
the world. It is 2.5 to 3 meters long and weighs 90 kilograms. The male River Dolphin is generally larger than the female.
Baby River Dolphins are called calves. Calves are born in July
and September after the mother is pregnate for nine to twelve
months. It can be pink or gray depending on where it lives.
It's diet consists of mainly crustaceans, catfish, and small, fresh water fish. Surprisingly, the River Dolphin is blind so
it uses echolocation to track and kill its food. Instead of a
fin on their back they have a hump. The River Dolphin has a
40% larger brain capacity the an average human. A few years
ago the River Dolphin was considered the least threatened
dolphin but know they are the most endangered. The River
Dolphin is one of the most interesting animals in the world.