Bangladesh dolphins get Sundarbans sanctuaries

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Les dauphins mieux protégés aux Sundarbans

Des gardes forestiers aux Saundarbans partie indienne © AFP PHOTO/Deshakalyan CHOWDHURY

Bangladesh is declaring three areas in the southern Sundarbans mangrove forest as dolphin sanctuaries to protect freshwater dolphins, officials say.

Conservationists say the mangrove forest is the only place in the world where the Ganges river dolphins and Irrawaddy dolphins are found.


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