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Yangtze Finless Porpoise Stories

finless porpoise swimming

Continued success in the fight to save the finless porpoise from extinction

A healthy population of the critically endangered finless porpoises now lives in a safer part of the Yangtze River, thanks to dedicated efforts by WWF and our partners. Four adult porpoises—two male and two female—were carefully selected from a sample of 59 animals captured by a team of experts using specially designed nets from Tian-e-zhou National Oxbow Reserve.