Unraveling the Mystery: The Reason Behind the Pink Hue of Amazon River Dolphins

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Amazon River dolphins are pink due to their diet rich in carotenoids, which are found in the fish and crustaceans they consume.

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Amazon River dolphins have robust bodies with long snouts and sharp teeth at the front.

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Its prominent “melon” houses the echolocation system.

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Unlike other dolphins, the cervical vertebrae of Amazon River dolphins are not fused, allowing them to turn their heads more flexibly.

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They have wide fins adapted for navigation in rivers, although they are not as fast as marine dolphins.

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Their flexible diet includes a variety of freshwater fish, crustaceans and mollusks.

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os delfines del río Amazonas están amenazados por la degradación del hábitat y la contaminación, lo que requiere esfuerzos urgentes de conservación para proteger su supervivencia.

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