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Bihar to conduct dolphin count, WTI partners to conserve river biodiversity

Bihar government has recently commissioned a population estimation survey of the Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica ganegtica) – declared as National Aquatic Animal in 2009, in about 1000 km river stretch of the Ganga and its two major tributaries in Bihar – the Gandak and Ghaghra. Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) has partnered with the state government to conduct the exercise in both the tributaries. Read more »