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China's Extinct Dolphin Spotted? Probably Not, But Here's Why You Should Still Care

It was a thrilling claim: A decade after the Yangtze river dolphin was declared functionally extinct, a team of amateur conservationists said they spotted the animal near the city of Wuhu in China’s Anhui province this month. “No other creature could jump out of the Yangtze like that,” Team leader Song Qi, told the Chinese state-sponsored website Sixth Tone of the animal that’s also known as the baiji.
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