The Gangetic dolphin, which can weigh up to 170 kilogrammes, is only found in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Photo: Ganesh Chowdhury / Nature inFocus Photography Awards The Gangetic dolphin, which can weigh up to 170 kilogrammes, is only found in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Photo: Ganesh Chowdhury / Nature inFocus Photography Awards
The Gangetic dolphin, which can weigh up to 170 kilogrammes, is only found in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Photo: Ganesh Chowdhury / Nature inFocus Photography Awards
India

Three arrested in India for beating endangered dolphin to death with an axe

  • According to the WWF, there are only between 1,200 and 1,800 of the endangered Gangetic dolphin left in the world
  • The lifeless dolphin was found next to a canal by officials from the local forest department, according to Indian media reports

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The Gangetic dolphin, which can weigh up to 170 kilogrammes, is only found in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Photo: Ganesh Chowdhury / Nature inFocus Photography Awards The Gangetic dolphin, which can weigh up to 170 kilogrammes, is only found in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Photo: Ganesh Chowdhury / Nature inFocus Photography Awards
The Gangetic dolphin, which can weigh up to 170 kilogrammes, is only found in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Photo: Ganesh Chowdhury / Nature inFocus Photography Awards
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