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sea cow

a marine placental mammal of the order Sirenia; a dugong or manatee.
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This species of sea cow were alive since the Pleistocene age which was around 2.
But a week before the March 22 start of the celebration, no one could locate a single sea cow to put on display.
Since then, scientists have only documented 15 ocean extinctions, including animals such as the Caribbean monk seal and the Steller's sea cow.
The dodo, Stellar's sea cow and Great Auk all feature before focusing in on one of the next potential casualties, the tiger.
The 615kg blonde Charolais, who has been nicknamed Sirenia - meaning sea cow - crossed Kenmare Bay in Kerry in a daring freezing water swim.
have seen the grey beards of Northern Florida, swam with the sea cow.
He describes the act of writing, for a spectator, as "an activity with all the attendant drama of a sea cow grazing in a shallow Florida river.
Philippines: The bones of an extinct sea cow species that lived about 20 million years ago have been discovered in a cave in the Philippines by a team of Italian scientists, the expedition head said Monday.
Other winners include a vet examining a sea cow in Playa del Carmen in Mexico and a stork being tended to after injuring its beak in a traffic accident in Hungary.
Having trammeled the environment in Venezuela, the oil industry moved on to the Middle East, where it encountered more mangroves and an aquatic mammal called the sea cow or dugong, cousin of the Lake Maracaibo manatee.
From the ceiling hang fossils of a sea cow, sea lion and a baby sperm whale.
Highlights include life-size models of an Albedosaurus, a Lambeosaurus, and a sea cow, fleshed out on one side and skeletonized on the other; a Megalodon shark (the most accurate depiction ever created of this creature, which is the world's largest known predator); an Ankylosaur, based on fossil evidence discovered in the region (the most complete dinosaur fossil ever found in California); an arliculated walrus in one of the biggest free-standing cases known to be in any museum; a giant sloth; a swooping Pterodactyl with a 23-foot wingspan; and a floor-to-ceiling "fossil aquarium" with a huge mural--by world-famous paleoartist William Stout--sewing as a backdrop, depicting all of the animals that lived in the ocean during the Pliocene Age.