In Nepal, another freshwater dolphin swims toward extinction

Nepal's "Susu," a species of freshwater dolphin, is in rapid decline, with fewer than 30 members split between several rivers. A WWF study conducted last year blames dams and other interruptions in the Susu's natural habitat for fragmenting the population and limiting its chances of survival.

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