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      18 critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins spotted by WWF

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      08/25/12 PHNOM PENH: The Cambodian government on Friday said it will limit fishing in a zone in the Mekong River to protect critically endangered freshwater dolphins. The Irrawaddy dolphin conservation area will cover a 180-kilometre-long stretch of river from eastern Kratie province to the border with Laos, the government said after the measure was approved in the weekly cabinet meeting.


      An Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella Brevirostris) at Koh Kon Sat on the Mekong River during a dolphin population research project conducted by WWF Cambodia's Mekong Dolphin Conservation Project. Pollution in has pushed the freshwater dolphins to the brink of e


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