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World's only freshwater porpoise on brink of extinction

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New Scientist

Publication Date
2013-07-02

There's now only one cetacean species to be found in the Yangtze river, and it is in serious danger of extinction. The conservation status of the Yangtze finless porpoise – the world's only freshwater porpoise – has been upgraded to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species's highest risk level: critically endangered.

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http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23784-worlds-only-freshwater-porpoise-on-brink-of-extinction.html