Last Irrawaddy dolphin dies in waters between Laos and Cambodia


Image from Laotian Times/ANN

VIENTIANE, Feb 19: The last freshwater Irrawaddy dolphin living on a section of the Mekong River bordering northeastern Cambodia and Laos has died, reportedly as a result of becoming entangled in a fishing net, reports Laotian Times.

The dolphin was found dead earlier this week on a riverbank in Stung Treng Province, near the border with Laos, according to Cambodia’s Fisheries Conservation Department.

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