News of the WeekWILDLIFE CONSERVATION

River Dolphins Down for the Count, and Perhaps Out

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Science  22 Dec 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5807, pp. 1860
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5807.1860

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The world's rarest cetacean is nowhere to be found. Last week, a 3500-kilometer survey along China's Yangtze River failed to turn up a single river dolphin, or baiji (Lipotes vexillifer). (Read more.)