Amateur Fishing Threatening Rare Dolphin Population in New Zealand

Nature World News: Hector's dolphin is an endangered species of dolphins that's native to New Zealand and according o a new study, its population is declining due to amateur fishing in its habitat. Akaroa harbor near Christchurch is a hotspot for tourists wanting to catch a glimpse of the dolphins or go swimming with them. However, in recent years fishing has led to many dolphins being caught in nylon fishing nets. Hector's dolphins are the smallest and rarest dolphins in the world. The dolphin can fit in an......

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