Hunted as trophies, sawfish now at verge of extinction

By Aaron Bunch
January 9 2019 - 6:00pm
The critically endangered sawfish has retreated to a few isolated pockets in northern Australia.
The critically endangered sawfish has retreated to a few isolated pockets in northern Australia.

Rare, beautiful and deadly sawfish once swam in waters from Sydney to Perth, but these days you're more likely to spot one nailed to the wall of a pub than see them in the wild.

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