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2015-06-19. Vanishing Vaquitas.

posted Jun 30, 2015, 4:39 PM by Alan Gould
By Clara Chaisson, OnEarth, NRDC. For GSS Losing Biodiversity chapter 7. Excerpt: A report finds that the world’s smallest cetacean has reached a dangerous new low. The world’s smallest porpoise is in big trouble. A report released today finds that the vaquita—which has likely been declining since the 1950s and is already considered the most endangered porpoise species in the world—is faring even worse in the waters off western Mexico than previously thought.... http://www.onearth.org/earthwire/vaquita-numbers-dangerously-low