Name: Pink River Dolphin
Origin: South America
Habitat: Amazon & Orinoco River Basins
Size: 2m-2.2m & 100kg-200kg
Diet: Frogs, Fish,Turtles, Crabs, Crustaceans & Prawns
Predators: Humans, Caimans, Anacondas & Jaguars
Attack/Defense: They have devoloped a long snout with bristle hairs on the end for feeding on crabs & turtles along the river bed.
Conservation Status: Data Deficient
Life Expectancy: 18 years
- They are born grey and turn pinker as they grow older, there colour can be influenced by there behaviour, diet & exposure to sunlight.
- When they get excited they can blush a brighter shade of pink much like humans do.
- They are alot more solitary than most dophins often seen alone or in small groups.