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Photo taken on Aug. 30, 2020 shows a Chinese white dolphin rising to the surface in Sanniang bay in Qinzhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Photo by Zhao Yi/Xinhua)

NANNING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Located along the Beibu Gulf in the South China Sea, the Sanniang bay in Qinzhou is dubbed the "hometown of Chinese white dolphins."

The endangered species is under first-class state protection in China and was included on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species in 2008.

There are about 6,000 such dolphin living in the world, mainly along the coast of the western Pacific, about 4,000 to 5,000 in China.

Photo taken on April 14, 2020 shows a group of Chinese white dolphins rising to the surface in Sanniang bay in Qinzhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Photo by Zhao Yi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Oct. 12, 2019 shows a Chinese white dolphin bursting through the surface in Sanniang bay in Qinzhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Photo by Zhao Yi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 28, 2020 shows a Chinese white dolphin hunting in Sanniang bay in Qinzhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Photo by Zhao Yi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on April 14, 2020 shows three Chinese white dolphins playing in Sanniang bay in Qinzhou City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Photo by Zhao Yi/Xinhua)

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