Where is Dolphin Sanctuary in India?

Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary
Notified – 07th August, 1991
Gangetic Dolphin in VGDS
Location Sultanganj to Kahalgaon Bihar, India
Nearest city Bhagalpur

Is dolphin available in India?

Uttar Pradesh – National Chambal Sanctuary

You can see the Ganges Dolphin, which is a species of river dolphin in India.

How many dolphins are left in India?

After the extinction of the Yangtze dolphin, the Ganga dolphin is one of only three freshwater dolphins left in the world (China also classes the finless porpoise in this category). There are about 1,800 left in the Indian part of the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin, down from about 4,500 as recently as 1982.

In which river Gangetic dolphin is found?

Currently, the Ganges dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) is an endangered sub-species of the South Asian river dolphin (Platanista gangetica), which is distributed in the Ganges–Brahmaputra–Meghna river systems in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh and the Sangu–Karnaphuli Rivers in Bangladesh from the deltas upstream …

Is Ganges River Dolphin blind?

The Ganges river dolphin can only live in freshwater and is essentially blind. They hunt by emitting ultrasonic sounds, which bounces off of fish and other prey, enabling them to “see” an image in their mind.

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