Has the 'goddess of the Yangtze' returned?
The tragic story of a dolphin that is likely extinct due to the actions of man... read more This is just a brief summary, please visit Environmental Graffiti to see the full, formatted version of the article
In the 1950s, thousands of Baiji river dolphins (pictured) plied the waters of the Yangtze, Asia's mightiest river. The Chinese river dolphin had evolved over 20 millions of years, and was revered as the goddess of the Yangtze. By 1...
The creature was declared functionally extinct by researchers a decade ago