First Recorded River Dolphin Birth of 2019

WWF- has announced on the morning of January 30th 2019 that they have spotted the first baby Mekong Irrawaddy River dolphin of this year.

The source said that on January 27, a group of dolphin watchers spotted a newborn dolphin in Kampi village, Sambok commune, Chey Borei district, Kratie province, and reported to the tourism police. WWF were then contacted.

On the morning of January 28, the WWF-Cambodia team visited and searched for, and found the baby. They observed the calf and took photographs.

WWF Facebook post reads:

What name should we give to this newly born Irrawaddy dolphin calf?

A newly born Irrawaddy dolphin calf was recorded for the first time in early 2019! Let’s give him/her a beautiful name!

[English below]គួរតែដាក់ឈ្មោះអ្វី ឱ្យកូនផ្សោតទើបកើតថ្មីមួយនេះ?កូនផ្សោតទន្លេមេគង្គទើបកើតថ្មីមួយក្បាល…

បាន​បង្ហោះ​ដោយ WWF-Cambodia អង្គការមូលនិធិសកលសម្រាប់អភិរក្សធនធានធម្មជាតិ នៅ អង្គារ 29 មករា 2019

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