A white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island. Photo: ReutersA white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island. Photo: Reuters
A white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island. Photo: Reuters

Officials in Hong Kong and mainland China disagree over fate of white dolphins in Pearl River

  • Chinese Ministry of Agriculture says population of mammal ‘basically stable’ after building of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
  • But Hong Kong counterparts find that numbers in waters off Lantau Island have almost halved since 2011

Topic |   Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
A white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island. Photo: ReutersA white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island. Photo: Reuters
A white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island. Photo: Reuters
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