Newborn dolphin female with more umbilical cord was found on the beach close to Montevideo (Uruguay).Rescued a little dolphin baby took it to the education public organization «SOS Rescate Fauna Marina».
Reproduction of this kind of poorly studied. Mating occurs from December to February, childbirth from September to December.Pregnancy lasts about 9-10.5 months. Only cub miniature in about 75 dyne cm and weighing 8.7 kg. Lactation lasts until August-September next year. Sexual maturity in 2-3 years. Female bears one offspring every two years. Lifespan la Plata dolphins in nature, presumably 18-20 years.
La Plata dolphins – representatives of the group of river dolphins. The smallest of the river dolphins (adult body length of about 1.25-1.75 m, weight 20-60 kg) and least specialized: live in the rivers and in the sea (South America).