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A to Z challenge: S is for Sirenia April 29, 2016

Filed under: A to Z challenge,mammals — Cynthia @ 12:01 am

Sirenia are commonly known as “Sea Cows”, Manatees and Dugongs. They are aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit swamps, rivers, estuaries, marine wetlands, and coastal marine waters. They are named after the sirens of Greek mythology. Sirenia are closely related to elephants.

Dugong

Dugong

manatee

Manatee

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sirenia
http://thewebsiteofeverything.com/animals/mammals/Sirenia
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