Dugong on the verge of extinction


Main diet: Rolen showing the type of seagrass usually consumed by dugong near his village in Gelang Patah.

GELANG PATAH: Known also as the sea cow, the dugong which inspires many tales like mermaid legends is on the verge of extinction.

The vast development taking place in south Johor, once a popular feeding ground for the mammal, has led to its dwindling numbers.

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