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Platanistidae

Ganges & Indus River Dolphins

The family Platanistidae includes two river dolphins, the Ganges and the Indus, both named for the rivers they inhabit. It is debated weather the dolphins represent individual species or are merely subspecies. Both the Ganges and Indus river dolphins are considered critically endangered due to pollution, fishing net entanglements and over hunting by humans.

 

 

 

 

ITEMS in the Family: Platanistidae

Ganges River Dolphin  (Platanista gangetica)
Ganges River Dolphin Skull
WBC-184
Museum Quality Replica
$375.00
Indus River Dolphin  (Platanista minor)
Indus River Dolphin Skull
WTQ-282
Replica
$310.00