Saving the dugong

A baby dugong found in the seagrass meadows of Tanjung Adang near Gelang Patah in 2010.

BACK in the 1960s and 1970s, the waters off Gelang Patah on the west coast of Johor were the favourite playgrounds of the dugong, also known as the sea cow.

A major reason for that was because the area was abundant with spoon seagrass, the main diet of the mammal.

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