12/12/2006 Yangtze freshwater dolphin is declared extinct
Goodbye to the baiji, the Yangtze River dolphin | Natural History Museum
Baiji Expedition part 1
The zoological expedition found no sign of the baiji, Chinese freshwater dolphin. The scientist traveled on two research ships almost 3,500-km from Yichang near the Three Gorges Dam to Shanghai into the Yangtze Delta and back. They declared the dolphin extinct. There were reports of spotting the animal in 2016, however unconfirmed.