Pink River Dolphin

By: Nyah Durovy

Where does it live?

The pink river dolphin lives in the Amazon River. It is found in the Amazon and Orinoco River Basins in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela. The dolphin can only live in fresh water otherwise it wont survive.

What they eat?

Pink river dolphins are carnivores there diet contains fish, shrimps, crabs, piranhas, and turtles.
Males can reach two and a half metres in length, making them the largest of the river dolphins. This is unusual as in the other four species, the females are larger. Amazon river dolphins have few natural predators, but anacondas and jaguars have been known to take them.
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Fun Facts!

  • Young pink river dolphins are pinker then the adults
  • grow lighter with age
  • Can touch its tale with its mouth
  • Can grow up to 400Ibs
  • life span is 30 years
  • males are about 2.5m long
  • females are around 1.8 m long
  • Arern't endangered but soon could be