Presentation on theme: "By Jo & Emily The river starts in the Himalayas. It passes through Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Malda, Mirzapur, Varanas, Patna and Bhagalpur. The tributaries."— Presentation transcript:
By Jo & Emily
The river starts in the Himalayas. It passes through Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Malda, Mirzapur, Varanas, Patna and Bhagalpur. The tributaries that joins the Ganges are:Kosi, Son, Gandak, Ghagha.
Click on the picture to find out more info!! It has a podgy body, extra- long sharp-toothed beak, and it is almost completely blind! It is one of few river dolphins and is highly endangered. Other names for the Ganges dolphin are: Susu, blind dolphin and side swimming dolphin They swim on their side as a way to catch their prey.
Hindus think the Ganges is a holy river. Hindus cast the ashes of their dead in the river believing that the ashes will be sent to the afterlife. Some of the Hindu religious festivals are held around the Ganges river.
1. Where does the Ganges originate? 2. How does the Ganges dolphin catch its prey? 3. What do the Hindus do around the Ganges? 1.Himalayas 2.Swimming on its side 3.Hold religious festivals