Number of Indus River Dolphins increased from 1200 to 1816: WWF Pakistan

According to recently published report by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Pakistan, the number of Indus River Dolphins commonly known as ‘Blind Dophins’ have increased up to 50 percent since 2001. 

These dolphins which are locally known as Bhullan is ‘obligate freshwater cetacean species’ found in Indus river. 

According to the report the number of these dolphins were 1200 as per first census done by WWF in 2001 which has now risen up to 1816-to-1900 in 2017. 

The WWF has called it a ‘good news’. 

But there is much more to done, said WWF. 

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