Only 10 vaquita porpoises remain, but hope remains for their survival

Only 10 vaquita porpoises remain, but hope remains for their survival

But that might not spell the death knell for the vaquita porpoise just yet, according to new research. Vaquitas have been pushed to the brink of extinction due to illegal gillnets, which are used to capture shrimp and totoaba fish that share the same habitat as porpoises. The vaquitas, around 4 to 5 feet (1.2 …

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