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Dugong

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Dugong

Dugong dugon

Type:

Mammal

Habitat/ Range:

Indian and Western Pacific Oceans

Size:

8 - 9.8 ft

Conservation Status:

Vulnerable

Did You Know?:

Male dugongs grow tusks when they reach maturity. Their diet consists solely of sea grass.

You find a large marine mammal closely related to the manatee with a dolphin-like tail