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DUGONG: SIRENIA

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Author: FossilHuntress
Date: 2020-05-22 03:05:00
Blog: ARCHEA
URL: https://fossilhuntress.blogspot.com/2020/05/dugong-sirenia.html

Summary:

The dugong is a medium-sized marine mammal. It is one of four living species of the order Sirenia, which also includes three species of manatees. It is the only living representative of the once-diverse family Dugongidae; its closest modern relative, Steller's sea cow, was hunted to extinction in the 18th century. While only one species of dugong is alive today – a second, the Steller's sea

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