11 Apr '12, 8pm

Help Save World's Most Endangered Dolphins | Care2 Causes

Help Save World's Most Endangered Dolphins | Care2 Causes

One of the smallest, and rarest, marine mammals in the world, Hector’s dolphins are found only in the shallow coastal waters off of New Zealand. There are now fewer than 8,000 of the two subspecies of these dolphins, which are genetically distinct from each other: the South Island Hector’s dolphins, who can be found off of New Zealand’s South Island and the Maui’s dolphin, who can be found off the west coast of the North Island where there are fewer than 100 left in existence. Their populations have continued to decline over the past few decades, down from 29,000 in 1970. While a number of factors have played into their decline, the most damage has been caused by entanglement in commercial and recreational gillnets. Because females can take up to nine years to reach sexual maturity and only produce one calf every few years, increasing their populations is going to take tim...

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