Killing of rare river dolphins sparks poaching fears in Bangladesh lockdown

Killing of rare river dolphins sparks poaching fears in Bangladesh lockdown

Channel NewsAsia - Asia·2020-05-11 02:05

The rare Ganges river dolphin is found in the river systems of Nepal, Bangladesh and India. AFP/Biju BORO

DHAKA: The gutted carcass of a freshwater dolphin has been found in a river sanctuary in Bangladesh, officials said on Sunday (May 10), sparking fears fishermen are taking advantage of the coronavirus lockdown to poach the endangered creatures.

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