Adult's have dark
gray backs with lighter sides Babies are dark gray or dark pink.
The snout measures to approximately seven inches, but can reach 15 inches for
the female. The Ganges River Dolphin has cone shaped teeth. They
have a little developed dorsal fin which is triangular and flat. The fin
begins two-thirds down the back of the dolphin. The eyes are very small
and without a crystalline lens or epithelium.
The Ganges River Dolphin population is
estimated at approximately 5000. As many as 300 to 400 are believed to live in
India, and about 40 in Nepal.
2in to 2ft 4in
crustaceans, and birds