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China's 'extinct' dolphin may have been sighted again in the Yangtze River

China's baiji dolphin has been presumed extinct since 2006 - but conservationists believe they may have spotted the 'extinct' dolphin on a recent search mission in the Yangtze River. The beloved dolphin, called the "goddess of the Yangtze," resided in the river for around 20 million years, and it may be one of the "oldest freshwater mammals" on Earth. The baiji dolphin, a freshwater river dolphin, was labeled functionally extinct after a six-week expedition in 2006 couldn't find even one baiji along the 3,915 miles of the river.
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