Latin American Herald Tribune - Dozens of Endangered Dolphins Found Dead in Brazil

LATIN AMERICAN HERALD TRIBUNE | on Thu, Jan 4, 1:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO At least 78 tucuxi dolphins have been found dead in the past 17 days in Sepetiba Bay, located in Rio de Janeiro state, threatening the survival of one of Brazils most endangered marine mammals, environmentalists said on Wednesday.The Instituto Boto Cinza, a non-governmental organization, reported the dolphin deaths on social media.The dead tucuxis (Sotalia guianansis), a species known in Brazil as boto-cinza, started appearing in mid-December, having beached themselves around S...

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