Leonardo DiCaprio’s dream to save Mexican porpoise coming true

Le Yu
By Le Yu
June 8, 2017World News

Leonardo DiCaprio, Mexico’s president, and Carlos Slim all signed a deal to save an endangered porpoise.

There are fewer than 30 vaquita porpoises left in the wild. Fisherman using gillnets have been blamed for killing porpoises while catching fish and shrimp in the Gulf of Mexico.

After DiCaprio urged his fans to support via social media, President Nieto invited DiCaprio and partner Carlos Slim to sign an agreement regulating protection of the vaquita.

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