Eight newborn rare dolphins recorded in Cambodia so far this year

A newborn Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphin calf was spotted on Saturday, bringing the total number of newborn dolphin calves in Cambodia to eight so far this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said.

The new calf was seen by a tourist boat operator on Saturday afternoon at the Kampi dolphin pool in northeast Kratie province’s Mekong River while swimming alongside six adult dolphins, the ministry said in a statement.

“The new calf is about two days old,” it said.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2023/11/05/eight-newborn-rare-dolphins-recorded-in-cambodia-so-far-this-year

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