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Aquatic Cocaine is Killing Rare Porpoises

Vaquitas are the smallest porpoises in the world – only five feet long and 100 pounds.- and the rarest – only about 60 are known to exist. A big reason for their demise is something called aquatic cocaine. I’ll get the “great name for a band” laugh...
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