Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Sea Cow in Davao

As I was watching the news a while ago, a sea cow or "dugong" was again spotted in the gulf of Davao. Before, I don't believe that it does exist but after I saw a documentary film about it I knew that it is real and has a special function in our ecosystem. Now, the sea cow is near extinction and a growing number of concerned group of individuals around the world is working to educate people about it. Many don't know that it has been hunted long time ago primarily because it is a source of food, it has a taste and texture similar to a beef. Also, it can be a source of lamp oil, their skin can also be a good material for shoes, belts and even a skin-covered boats. I hope many people will now be concerned about the sea cow.

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