Scientists led by Tomas Hrbek of Brazil’s Federal University of Amazonas formally describe Inia araguaiaensis, a freshwater dolphin that inhabits the Araguaia River Basin.
New Dolphin Discovered in Brazil
Scientists are discovering that there are multiple species of river dolphin in the Amazon.
New dolphin, from Araguaia River, similar to river dolphin from Amazon basin
The animal, fifth species known of freshwater dolphins around the world, could be threatened.