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Finless porpoises may be more endangered than previously thought.
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.
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.
Why are we asking this now? Yesterday, a species of freshwater dolphin found only in the Yangtze river in China was declared extinct.
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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