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Announcement of ‘Project Dolphin’ by PM Narendra Modi brings joy to wildlife lovers, experts

 


 

Announcement of ‘Project Dolphin’ by PM Narendra Modi brings joy to wildlife lovers, experts

The Statesman, Meerut, 17th August, 2020

 

Wildlife experts and lovers are pleased by this announcement made by the PM that would also mark the presence of Ganges Dolphin in Western Uttar Pradesh.

 

Followed by the announcement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence day speech on Saturday, ‘Project Dolphin’ would be introduced on the lines of ‘Project Tiger’ under which highly endangered Ganges Dolphin would be conserved in an organised manner.

 

Ganges Dolphin, a National Aquatic Animal, is a highly endangered freshwater aquatic species. It is one of the four freshwater river dolphin species existing in the world.

 

Wildlife experts and lovers are pleased by this announcement made by the PM that would also mark the presence of Ganges Dolphin in Western Uttar Pradesh.

Source:- https://www.mid-day.com/articles/india-lost-93-leopards-to-poaching-in-eight-months/22938275