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The African manatee is the least known of all the Sirenians; the unique group of manatees and dugongs that are the only herbivorous marine…
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The Amazonian manatee is a most bizarre-looking aquatic mammal, and was first described as a curious combination of a hippopotamus and a…
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Information on the Steller’s sea cow is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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The dugong is the only entirely marine mammal to feed exclusively on plants, a trait that leads to its other common name of 'sea cow'. These…
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