Steller's sea cow

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Noun1.Steller's sea cow - extinct large sirenian mammal formerly found near the Asiatic coast of the Bering Sea
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 Hydrodamalis, Hydrodamalis - a genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow
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Theliving relatives of the Stellar's sea cow include other water-dwelling mammals like the dugong and the manatee.
The dodo, Stellar's sea cow and Great Auk all feature before focusing in on one of the next potential casualties, the tiger.
He notes that only 27 years after its discovery the Stellar's sea cow became extinct, and ponders whether other species, such as some turtles, will suffer a similar fate.