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The WWF is fighting to save the dugong in New Caledonia [Video]

The WWF is fighting to save the dugong in New Caledonia

This is one of the most astonishing mammals in the world. One of the most endangered, too. The WWF-France is fighting to save the dugongs from extinction in New Caledonia. Brut nature went over..

Credit: BRUT     Duration: 04:42Published
Threatened sea mammals enjoy Thai lockdown tranquillity [Video]

Threatened sea mammals enjoy Thai lockdown tranquillity

Drone footage shows a herd of dugongs - a rare type of sea mammal - cruising slowly in shallow blue waters off a Thai island as the country sees reduced tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published
Herd of dugongs seen thriving off the coast of Thai land after coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Herd of dugongs seen thriving off the coast of Thai land after coronavirus lockdown

Aerial footage shows a family of rare dugongs thriving in the clean waters off the coast of Thai land after the coronavirus stopped tourism in the country. Staff from the Marine National Parks..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:21Published

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Thailand's tourist drought leaves space for shy sea mammal

BANGKOK (AP) — It's rare to see a threatened species of sea mammal in shallow waters in southern Thailand but thanks to travel restrictions that have stripped popular destinations of crowds of..
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Conservationists are petitioning for an dugong emoji

This November, Pig the dugong celebrated his 21st birthday at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. The birthday boy was presented with a bean sprout cake and new toy at a party thrown in his honor, complete with..
Mashable - Published

Thai marine biologist pleads for dugong conservation plan

BANGKOK (AP) — A top marine biologist is urging Thailand’s government to speed up conservation plans for the dugong, an endangered sea mammal, after their death toll for the year has already..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Rare Madagascar dugong is In big trouble

Madagascar’s rare dugong is facing extinction. A study found some of the dugongs are so genetically unique that losing them would be like losing a species of elephant.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Young dugong dies in Thailand in blow for vulnerable species

BANGKOK (AP) — Marine resources officials in Thailand said Friday that an ailing 5-month-old dugong died during surgery, just days after the much-publicized death of another one of the vulnerable..
Seattle Times - Published

Marium, The Dugong That Charmed Thailand, Dies After Ingesting Plastic

Marium became an internet hit as people marveled over videos of her being cared for by scientists in Thailand. An autopsy revealed plastic pieces in her intestines.
NPR - Published

Viral baby dugong dies with plastic waste in stomach

A well-known dugong has died off the coast of Thailand.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Rescued baby dugong dies of shock with a stomach full of plastic

"Her death will remind Thais and people all over the world not to dispose trash into the oceans," a Natural Resources and Environment Minister said
CBS News - Published

Thailand's beloved lost baby dugong dies with plastic in stomach, vets say

A sick baby dugong beloved in Thailand has died with bits of plastic in her stomach, officials reported Saturday.
FOXNews.com - Published

Thailand's lost baby dugong dies of shock, ingesting plastic

BANGKOK (AP) — An 8-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found lost near a beach in southern Thailand has died of what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Baby love: A lost dugong has found home in the arms of Thai vets

A baby dugong, which resembles the American manatee, was found separated from her mother in April near Thailand. Marium has developed a close bond with her caretakers, and warmed hearts across the..
Christian Science Monitor - Published

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium

A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that she can one day fend for herself. (June..
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Thai vets nurture lost baby dugong with milk and sea grass

A baby dugong, a large ocean mammal, that has developed an attachment to humans after being separated from its mother and getting lost off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes..
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