07 Feb '12, 11am

18 endangered dolphins spotted off Borneo: WWF

18 endangered dolphins spotted off Borneo: WWF

Conservation group WWF said it spotted 18 critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Indonesian waters off Borneo Island on Tuesday and called for greater protection of the species' habitat. -- PHOTO: WWF Greater Mekong JAKARTA (AFP) - Conservation group WWF said it spotted 18 critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Indonesian waters off Borneo Island on Tuesday and called for greater protection of the species' habitat. There is little data on the Irrawaddy dolphin - which resembles the common bottlenose dolphin but has no beak and a snub dorsal fin - and no comprehensive survey has been conducted to measure its global population. 'In the past, locals and fishermen reported seeing the dolphins, but we have never recorded them until now,' WWF conservation biologist Albertus Tjiu told AFP. Over five days, a research team surveyed 260km along the coast of West Kalimantan...

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