Rare Pink Dolphin Protected By New Bolivian Law
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Bolivia declared the Bolivian river dolphin part of its natural national heritage on Wednesday with a new law protecting the animal signed by President Evo Morales. The freshwater dolphin, also known as the pink dolphin, isn’t believed to be in danger of extinction, but experts say it is threatened due to loss of habitat, over fishing and boat traffic in the Amazonian rivers it calls home. Morales signed the decree at an event along with the Cultural Minister, Pablo Groux, aboard a river boa