Dugong dugon

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Related to Dugong dugon: Trichechus manatus
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Noun1.Dugong dugon - sirenian tusked mammal found from eastern Africa to AustraliaDugong dugon - sirenian tusked mammal found from eastern Africa to Australia; the flat tail is bilobate
sea cow, sirenian, sirenian mammal - any of two families of large herbivorous aquatic mammals with paddle-shaped tails and flipper-like forelimbs and no hind limbs
genus Dugong - type genus of the Dugongidae comprising only the dugongs
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The dugong (scientific name: Dugong dugon) is legally protected by Republic Act No.
Mammals: Dugong (Dugong dugon) and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis)
Dugongs (Dugong dugon) are distant cousins of elephants, growing up to 3 meters and weighing about 400 kilograms (kg).
The Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines (MWWP) said the dugong (scientific name: Dugong dugon) stands out as the largest and only sea-living mammal that grazes on seagrass.