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First New Species Of River Dolphin Discovered In Brazil Since 1918

Scientists in Brazil have discovered the first new species of river dolphin since 1918. The new species known as, Inia araguaiaensis, can mostly be found in a 932 mile stretch of the Araguaia-Tocantins River system in Brazil.
  • Andrew K. Pepper

    A Pink River Dolphin in the water of Acajatuba Lake, a tributary of Rio Negro in the Amazon, Brazil. (Photo by Franco Banfi / Barcroft Media / Getty Images)

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