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Bolivia Protects it’s Dolphins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bolivian President Evo Morales has enacted a new law aimed at protecting the unique Bolivian pink river dolphins, known locally as bufeos, that live in the country’s Amazon rivers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new legislation bans fishing freshwater pink dolphins and declares the species a national treasure.

At a ceremony along the shores of the Ibare river, President Morales called on the armed forces to protect the habitats of the pink dolphins.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-19642422

http://www.unique-southamerica-travel-experience.com/amazon-pink-river-dolphin.html

http://www.amazon-voyages.com/preparing_voyage/amazon_river_dolphins_rainforest_wildlife.html

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