We Probably Can’t Save the Vaquita—But We Can Learn From Them

Save the Vaquita Day is the first Saturday after the 4th of July, and it serves as a reminder that preventing extinctions means acting early.

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Sources:
Vaquita:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/conl.12331
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/vaquita-porpoise-mexico-extinction/545204
https://www.vaquitacpr.org/
http://www.jstor.org/stable/4621011?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1046/j.1523-1739.2000.98191.x
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2907.2006.00088.x

Amur Leopard:
https://academic.oup.com/jhered/article/93/5/303/2187228
https://www.companimalmed.com/article/S1938-9736(13)00081-0/abstract
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/zoo/sd-me-amur-leopard-cubs-zoo-20180601-story.html
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/amur-leopard-population-triples-to-103/#jCp
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/10/071023081613.htm
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/5aec/636a15c7c4fc91f4dac4f52cf9ed09f6c0f1.pdf

Javan Rhino:
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/19495/0
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10592-006-9139-4
https://academic.oup.com/jmammal/article-abstract/76/2/335/958233
https://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=Wxu7Ybou0qsC&oi=fnd&pg=PA89&dq=javan+rhino&ots=OingA2uYE4&sig=fwbNUv4DtFx57EphPSqYzjQYGI4#v=onepage&q=javan%20rhino&f=false

Other:
http://cmsdocs.s3.amazonaws.com/summarystats/2017-3_Summary_Stats_Page_Documents/2017_3_RL_Stats_Table_3a.pdf [PDF]
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/5/e1400253.full
http://cmsdocs.s3.amazonaws.com/summarystats/2017-3_Summary_Stats_Page_Documents/2017_3_RL_Stats_Table_1.pdf

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thylacinus.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Edwards%27_Dodo.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/cartoon-cute-animals-vector-set-hand-drawn-style-gm512107742-86988065
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vaquita4_Olson_NOAA.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gulf_of_California.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/flying-fish-trapped-in-fishing-net-gm177028837-19987555
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leopard-digitalART.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amur_Leopard_distribution.PNG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amur_Leopard_Panthera_pardus_orientalis_Facing_Forward_1761px.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rhinoceros_sondaicus_in_London_Zoo.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Javan_Rhino_Range.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aren_pinna_070612_042_stgd.jpg

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