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Noun1.Platanistidae - river dolphins
mammal family - a family of mammals
Odontoceti, suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
river dolphin - any of several long-snouted usually freshwater dolphins of South America and southern Asia
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Three whale species--fin, sperm, and sei--also made it into Appendix I, along with the nearly extinct Ganges and Indus River dolphins (Platanista gangetica gangetica) in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.