‘Dugong’ found dead in Barbaza
A 10-foot sea cow, locally known as dugong, was found dead in Barbaza, Antique. Locals spotted the floating dead mammal near the Batabat Coral Reef in Barangay Lisub around 6 a.m. on Saturday. The dead dugong was buried near the shore, according to Flord Nicson Calawag, who shared photos of the dead mammal on Facebook. Calawag told Panay News in a text message he plans to autopsy the dugong’s body to determine the cause of death. He said he is a licensed fisheries technologist and biodiversity researcher.
‘Dugong’ found dead in Barbaza. (2017, January 16). Panay News, p. 6.
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