"The endangered dugong is the only southern African sea cow. This ancient order (Sirenia) is distantly related to elephants and also includes the West African and tropical American manatees. Dugongs are slow-moving, entirely aquatic creatures of sheltered tropical waters, where they graze seagrass beds with the rising tide." www.bradtguides.com
Revista El Cañero: Especies en peligro de extinción en Casa
A Manatee nurses her twin calves in Blue Spring State Park, Florida. Twins are very rare for Manatees. Mothers nurse their young for one to two years.