International Save the Vaquita Day 2021

Happy International Save the Vaquita Day 2021!

What is a Vaquita?

A Vaquita is a critically endangered sea animal, they live in the sea around Mexico. Vaquitas look like wide-eyed dolphins. It is estimated that there are less than 10 Vaquita left in the wild.

What do Vaquitas eat?

Vaquita eat Crab, Squid and other small fish, but they are non-selective eaters.

Why are Vaquitas becoming extinct?

Vaquitas are becoming extinct because of bycatch from illegal fishing vessels, fishing for Totoaba fish ( The Vaquita share water with the much wanted fish, the Totoaba fish, in China they use the Totoaba swim bladders in loads of medicines.).

Vaquita are the most endangered animals in the world.

Happy International Save the Vaquit Day 2021!

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