Monday, 2 December 2013

Protective measures for dolphins not enough

The smallest and rarest dolphin in the world, there are 55 Maui dolphins in the world.  Found off the coast of New Zealand, they are being threatened by fishing and disease.

The NZ government has proposed extending a protection zone to save the tiny, black and white cetaceans.

But researchers say the actions don't go far enough and argue the Maui's could be extinct within 20 years.

See full story here.

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