The discovery was made by a joint research team between the Fisheries Administration and WWF, when conducting their survey.

In 2020, a total of 9 dolphin calves were recorded, and 13 calves were documented in the 2019 database.

The national and the sub-national administrations have been working hard with development partners, particularly WWF to preserve the Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong river.

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