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150 Years Of Friendship

Irrawaddy River Fishermen And Dolphins

In the commercial waters of irrawaddy river fishermen and dolphins work together to catch fish. This is a 150 year old tradition revived to avoid electric fishing. That has driven this unique species to extinction.

This fisherman call out to the dolphins and the dolphins respond promptly giving away the location of the fish. This way both get their fair share. Cooperative fishing has increased the catch by over five times.