noun (plural botos)
A pink and grey river dolphin found in the Amazon and Orinoco River systems. Also called Amazon dolphin.
- Inia geoffrensis, family Platanistidae.
- The Amazon and the boto grew up together, at the beginning of the world.
- Bacher also spoke of local legends about the pink dolphins that raced along with the boat, botos as the natives called them.
- Another boto rose nearby - possibly the same dolphin, possibly a companion.
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