Amazon River Dolphin
Has a long beak with stiff harris on it and a prominent forehead. the neck is flexible. Has a keen eyesight and hearing. Is colored in pink and has a dorsal ridge.
Slow swimmers that feed at the bottom of the river.
Amazon and Orinoco river systems
They migrate during the flood season and are usually resident.
Social system/Group size
Usually solitary. Might form groups in rich feeding grounds.
They suffer from ship strikes, entanglement in fishing gear, overfishing, habitat degradation and pollution, mostly due to the fact that they share their habitat very closely with humans.
Is also known as "Boto".