India’s first dolphin observatory coming up in Bihar

News: Bihar government is setting up India’s first Dolphin observatory in the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary(VGDS). Facts: Gangetic river dolphin: It is India’s national aquatic animal found in parts of the Ganges, Meghna and Brahmaputra river systems in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. They are locally known as Susu which refers to the noise the dolphin… Continue reading India’s first dolphin observatory coming up in Bihar

Gangetic River Dolphin

News: The annual Ganges river dolphin census has begun. Facts: About Ganges River Dolphin Census It is undertaken by World Wide Fund for Nature-India in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department. It takes place along about 250-km-long riverine stretch of Upper Ganga between Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary and Narora Ramsar site. Unlike previous years, when… Continue reading Gangetic River Dolphin