Last week, on May 12, a dolphin was observed swimming in the waters of Macao Bay, between the Nobre de Carvalho and Amizade bridges. Two days later, on 14, a first Chinese white dolphin was found dead in Coloane Island. The next day, May 15, a second dolphin was found dead in the area of Areia Preta. The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society expects the Government of Macau moves forward to create a protected area for this endangered cetacean species.
For Viena Mak, representative of Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, the appearance of dead dolphins in Macau has been an occasional event in recent years. He added, in declarations to PLATAFORMA, that the number of dolphins found dead in the waters of Macao has not undergone major changes, averaging between one and two deaths per year, on average.
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