Vaquitas Could Soon Be Extinct. Mexico Will Largely Determine Their Fate.

A family photo of Leonardo Angulo with a dead vaquita at his home in Santa Clara, Mexico, in 2004. Mr. Angulo said he found the animal floating at sea.
A family photo of Leonardo Angulo with a dead vaquita at his home in Santa Clara, Mexico, in 2004. Mr. Angulo said he found the animal floating at sea.

Here’s the Next Animal That Could Go Extinct

Only about 10 vaquitas remain, but scientists say there’s still hope for the elusive porpoises. Their fate largely depends on the Mexican government.

A family photo of Leonardo Angulo with a dead vaquita at his home in Santa Clara, Mexico, in 2004. Mr. Angulo said he found the animal floating at sea.Credit…

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