In this March 12, 2019 photo released by the Sea Shepherd organization, the body of a dead animal believed to be a vaquita, a critically endangered species of porpoise, floats in the ocean after being found in an illegal totoaba net recovered by Sea Shepherd in the Gulf of California off of Mexico. The environmentalist group Sea Shepherd said Thursday, March 14, 2019 that it found the badly decomposed body of what appeared to be a vaquita porpoise, one of perhaps only 10 that remain in the world. (Sea Shepherd via AP)
March 21, 2019 - 9:02 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Thursday it will use buoys to mark the reserve of the world's most endangered marine mammal, in a bid to save the last remaining 10 or so vaquita marina porpoises. The Environment Department promised to provide social programs and jobs for fishing...
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March 07, 2019 - 7:14 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a story March 6 about the endangered vaquita porpoise, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Andrea Crosta of the group Elephant Action League. A corrected version of the story is below: Mexico: at most only 22 vaquita porpoises remain Experts say only 22 vaquitas remain...
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