Rare Irrawaddy Dolphins Spotted In Indonesian Waters

Irrawaddy dolphins were discovered for the first time in West Kalimantan, a region of Indonesian

The rare dolphins,  also known as  orcaella brevirostris

They discovered during a study conducted by WWF-Indonesia and the Regional Office for Marine, Coastal, and Resources Management Pontianak

There are approximately 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins worldwide, with the majority found in Bangladesh’s coastal waters.

The remaining population is dispersed throughout Southeast Asia

The IUCN classifies Irrawaddy dolphins as vulnerable, but in some areas, such as the Mekong River