146 Irrawaddy dolphins sighted in Odisha’s Chilika

News:Recently,Odisha Forest Department has sighted 146 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Chilika Lake. Facts: About Irrawaddy Dolphins: Irrawaddy Dolphins(Orcaella Brevirostris) are oceanic dolphin found in brackish water near coasts, river mouths and estuaries in South and Southeast Asia. Habitat:It extends from the Bay of Bengal to New Guinea and the Philippines. They are found in three… Continue reading 146 Irrawaddy dolphins sighted in Odisha’s Chilika

Fani’s fury creates four new mouths in Odisha’s Chilika Lake

The extremely severe cyclone, Fani, has created four new mouths in Chilika Lake. Chilika Lake is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha. It is located at the of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal. It is the Asia’s largest brackish water lake. In 1981,… Continue reading Fani’s fury creates four new mouths in Odisha’s Chilika Lake