Latest Yangtze Freshwater Dolphin Expedition Stories

2010-06-29 13:15:00

Finless porpoises may be more endangered than previously thought.

2008-06-16 12:00:00

China builds conservation center for rare fish in Yangtze River NANJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- China has set up a conservation and research center for rare fish in the Yangtze River.

2007-08-29 11:53:54

A white dolphin native to China's Yangtze River that scientists declared extinct last year has possibly been spotted swimming in the wild, offering a small shred of hope for its revival, a researcher said Wednesday.

2007-08-09 03:10:00

Why are we asking this now? Yesterday, a species of freshwater dolphin found only in the Yangtze river in China was declared extinct.

2006-12-13 08:40:00

A rare, nearly blind white dolphin that survived for millions of years is effectively extinct, an international expedition declared Wednesday after ending a fruitless six-week search of its Yangtze River habitat.

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