Witness to Extinction: How We Failed to Save the Yangtze River Dolphin

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The tragic recognition of the extinction of the Yangtze River Dolphin or baiji in 2007 became a major news story and sent shockwaves around the world. It made a romantic story, for the baiji was a unique and beautiful creature that features in many Chinese legends and folk tales. The Goddess of the Yangtze, as it was known, was also the lone representative of an entire and ancient branch of the Tree of Life. But perhaps the greater tragedy is that its status as one of the world's most threatened mammals had been widely ...

Witness to Extinction: How We Failed to Save the Yangtze River Dolphin 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199549481

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Witness to Extinction: How We Failed to Save the Yangtze River Dolphin 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199549474

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