Where to find Pink Dolphins in Ecuador Amazon Rainforest

Pink Dolphin Lagartococha

We just had a client that loves Amazon river pink dolphins and would like to make sure she has the best chances of close encounters with this amazing cetacean.

The pink dolphin is found only in South America, and the theory says that when the Andes became a mountain range between ten to six million years ago some ocean dolphins stayed trapped on the East side of the cordillera and they adapted to the new environment in the Amazon Rainforest.

Amazon river dolphins are the most widespread river dolphins. They are present in six countries in South America: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela,

The Amazon river dolphin is located in most of the area’s aquatic habitats, including; river basins, major courses of rivers, canals, river tributaries, lakes, and at the ends of rapids and waterfalls. Cyclical changes in the water levels of rivers take place throughout the year. During the dry season, dolphins occupy the main river channels, and during the rainy season, they can move easily to smaller tributaries, to the forest, and to floodplains.

Amazon river pink dolphin

In Ecuador, the Amazon in Rainy season Runs from December to June, with temperatures ranging from 23°C (73°F) to 30°C (86°F) and frequent rains throughout April and May.

And the rest of the year it rains less and the rivers lower the caudal that comes from the Andes.

As you are in the rain forest always is going to rain even in dry season.


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