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DUGONG[edit | edit source]

the DUGONG

The dugong is similar to a whale and seal.

The dugong is an animal that lives in the warm waters; the dugong is very fat and a very good swimmer.

The dugong has 3 fins, and has a snout with a strange shape!!!!!

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

The scientific denomination is the Dugong dugon. The family of the Dugong is the Dugongidi.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

The Dugong is a marine herbivore,and eats only marine plants that usually grazes in the lower waters.

It is a mammal.
The Habitat of Dugong.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

The Dugong lives in warm waters in an area from eastern Africa to Australia, included the Red Sea, Pacific and Indian Ocean.

The habitat of dugong is at risk because of pollution.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

The Dugong descends by Sirenia .

The Sirenia is a mammal that lives in the hot water.

Its presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]

In the stories the dugong is not mentioned, it is thought to be a bad animal but it is not true because it is not aggressive.

Its presence in art (images)[edit | edit source]

In the images it is illustrated as the animal fat and very lazy, but it is not found in art.

(Other details)[edit | edit source]

The Dugong is a perfect swimmer, it is very,very fat, it can exceed 3 meters in length and its weight is between 400 and 500 kilograms.

The dugong is very big.

Notes[edit | edit source]

It is at risk of extinction. It does not harm to man.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

http://www.nationalgeographic.it/natura/animali/2010/05/02/news/dugong-2169/.