Vaquita: Video reveals world's rarest marine mammal has survived extinction

The world’s rarest marine mammal has been captured on video after fears it was extinct.

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The world's rarest marine mammal, has been captured on video after fears it was extinct.

According to monitoring crews, the vaquita population is stable, but the 2024 number is the lowest result ever recorded, with just 6 to 8 sided during a two week survey.

Among the individuals filmed with a drone were a mother and her year old baby, but worryingly, no newborn calves were seen.