Chitwan. Dolphins have been found in the Narayani River. Dolphins were seen in Narayani three years ago. Ornithologists have photographed dolphins during the ongoing waterfowl census.
On Friday, a group of waterfowl enumerators from Amaltari Ghat on the Narayani River to Triveni found dolphins at a place called Velauji. In Velauji, the river flow is calm and the surface is deep.
Tech Mahato, who is counting waterfowl, has taken a photo of dolphins. While counting the waterfowl above Triveni, dolphins were seen playing in the water. I had a camera. “It’s not easy to see a dolphin,” he says. I had seen it three years ago. ‘
In 2075 BS, two dolphins were found in the Narayani river. The crocodile, which was found while monitoring the crocodile’s habitat, could not be photographed. In the years that followed, dolphins were not seen in the river.
Dolphins are mammals. Although dolphins have been found in various rivers of Nepal, including Narayani, the government has not shown much interest in its conservation.
‘Dolphins were found many years ago when waterfowl were counted. After that, it was found even now ‘, said water bird enumerator DB Chaudhary.
Chief Conservation Officer of Chitwan National Park Haribhadra Acharya said that two dolphins were found in Narayani a few years ago but no research has been done on them. It is said that two dolphins were seen in the Narayani river. There are records of two, but no research has been done, ‘he said.