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Boto

Boto
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Subclass:Eutheria
Order:Cetacea
Suborder:Odonticeti[?]
Family:Iniidae[?]
Genus:Inia
Species:geoffrensis
Binomial name
Inia geoffrensis
The Boto, or Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) is a freshwater or river dolphin. It is most commonly seen in the Amazon River. Other names for it are Amazon Dolphin, Boto Vermelho, Bouto, Bufeo, Dauphin de l'Amazone, Inia, Pink Dolphin, Pink Freshwater Dolphin, Pink Porpoise, and Tonina.

It is constantly threatened by industrialization.

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