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Definition of the noun Amazon River Dolphin

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  1. Amazon River Dolphin is the vernacular name of the Inia geoffrensis, a species of Inia.
    • geographic area: South America
  2. Amazon River Dolphin is the vernacular name of the Inia geoffrensis geoffrensis, a subspecies of Inia geoffrensis.
    • geographic area: South America

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Google previewDiscover the Amazon (2008)

The World's Largest Rainforest by Lauri Berkenkamp

Known as the boto, the Amazon River dolphin is a freshwater mammal that grows up to almost 9 feet (3meters) in length, weighs 400 pounds (182 kilograms), and is bright pink! People who live in Amazonia believe that when someone drowns ...

Google previewFreshwater Dolphins (1995)

by John F. Prevost

The Amazon River dolphin is a freshwater mammal. The tail and flippers of the freshwater dolphin are broad.

Google previewDeserts (2010)

by Donna Latham

Knownas the boto, the Amazon River dolphin is a freshwater mammal that growsup to almost 9 feet(3meters) in length, weighs 400 pounds (182 kilograms), and isbright pink! People who live in Amazonia believe that when someone drowns in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

by William F. Perrin, Bernd Wursig, J.G.M. 'Hans' Thewissen

Amazon River dolphin is known as boto or botovermelho in Brazil; bufeo colorado in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru; and toninha and delphin Rosado in Venezuela. It is also known in English as pink dolphin and internationally as boto .

Google previewThe Silk Road Encyclopedia (2016)

by Jeong Su-il

Among dolphins, there are some that live in freshwater such as the Ganges River dolphin, the Amazon River dolphin, and the Yangtze River dolphin. There are three families, five genera, and ten species of baleen whales, which have a ...

Google previewFirst Animal Encyclopedia (2015)

by DK

Amazon River dolphin: this dolphin is one of the only freshwater whales. Leaping dolphins Dolphins are small whales. They are highly intelligent and curious, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

The pink Amazon River dolphin (Inia geoffrenis), known as “botos” in Brazil, is one such species that inhabits freshwater rivers in the Amazon River basin. The common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops trun- catus), can be found in United States ...

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