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Brazil | Activists call for reinstated fishing ban to protect unique pink dolphins

RESERVA MAMIRAUA, Brazil (Reuters) - The Amazon river dolphin is an intelligent and friendly mammal that appears to grin and flush like a human blushing when it gets excited.


But some are concerned about the world’s largest freshwater dolphin coming under threat again in Brazil, where fishermen hunt and kill it illegally to make bait for a catfish called piracatinga.


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-amazon-dolphins/amazons-pink-dolphins-threatened-by-end-of-fishing-ban-idUSKBN200247

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