Ganges river dolphin

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Ganges river dolphin
Ganges River Dolphin
Photographer:Brian D. Smith
Size comparison against an average human
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Suborder: Odontoceti
Superfamily: Platanistoidea
Family: Platanistidae
Genus: Platanista
Subspecies: Platanista gangetica gangetica
Ranges of the Indus River Dolphin and the Ganges River Dolphin

The Ganges river dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) is a subspecies of river dolphin. The Ganges dolphin is found in the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers in Republic of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. They are very similar to the Indus river dolphin which is only found in the Indus Rivers of Pakistan.

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