Friday, February 26, 2016

The Vaquita

The vaquita are an endangered small species of porpoises that live in the northern part of the Gulf of California. The little marine mammal wasn't discovered until 1958. Now the species has only been alive for 57 years and it's on the edge of extinction. Why are they endangered? They are losing population because of fishing nets called gill nets. They get caught in them and end up drowning. For more information on vaquitas and how you can help go and read our blog, "Fun Facts on Vaquitas!" which will be posted soon. If you have any questions about the vaquita email us at

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