Chinese river dolphins…GONE!

In December, 2006, the Chinese river dolphin, also know as the baiji (which means “the goddess of the Yangtze”), became extinct. According to , they became extinct because of pollution and ship trading. Pollution was a major effect because the baiji’s habitat was being filled with sewage and the propellers disrupted the dolphin’s sonar-based sensory system. Human activity is affecting many animal habitats with as a result animals who lived on this earth longer than us are becoming extinct. If we stop the pollution we can save the worlds most beautiful creatures.

Interesting fact:

There are no subspecies of the Yangtze River Dolphin.


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