Dugong dugon

The Manatee of the East

The Dugong is a large aquatic Sirenian in the family Dugongidae. It is one of four living species of marine mammals in the Order Sirenia. The Dugong has a large range from Egypt to Australia and most of the Indo-Pacific.

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