First large aquatic mammal to go extinct since the California monk seal (1950)
December 14, 2006 11:22 AM Subscribe
"It's possible that there are two or three left that we missed somehow, but functionally they are extinct." (A sad follow-up to this post.) You may know the baiji dolphin from the book Last Chance to See^ or the blog following those animals, Another Chance to See. Their decline^ led to an expedition to search for survivors. The baiji team is now shifting its concern to the Yangtze's finless porpoises, down to 400 individuals.
This post was deleted for the following reason: this is pretty much a double
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