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Is the Baiji White Whale officially extinct?

Question by PeaceeNickk(:: Is the Baiji White Whale officially extinct?
I hope it isn’t. It becamed extinct in 2006 and then they found one in the Yangtze River in 2007. So did they recover the species or is it extinct?

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Answer by nurnord
After reading the article below they are functionally extinct which is a different term from calling it ‘officially extinct’ (the term is clickable within the article if you wish to know the difference). The article only says that a ‘possible baiji’ was filmed in 2007, I can infer from that that no species recovery was involved, it was just a possible sighting of a single individual.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baiji

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what is the taxonomy of the Yangtze river dolphin or the Baiji?

Question by joshrox: what is the taxonomy of the Yangtze river dolphin or the Baiji?
hi i no i am asking a lot of river dolphin qs but i need this info

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Answer by nurnord
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Eutheria
Order: Cetacea
Suborder: Odontoceti
Superfamily: Platanistoidea
Family: Lipotidae
Genus: Lipotes
Species: Lipotes vexillifer

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Q&A: What did baiji (the Yangtze river dolphin) eat?

Question by Andrius K: What did baiji (the Yangtze river dolphin) eat?
I haven’t found any information about baijis’ food yet. If you have such information, can you answer?

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Answer by Wacka
My dick- it would feed an entire baiji family for weeks.

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