Manatees and Dugongs of the World

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Voyageur Press, 1999 - Nature - 131 pages
Discusses the natural history of the four living species of sirenian, as well as the extinct Stellar's sea cow, explores sirenians in myth and tradition, and examines efforts to protect the different species from extinction

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Foreword byJudith Vallee Executive Director Save the Manatee Club
Heedingthe Sirens Call
Photographers Preface

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About the author (1999)

Jeff Ripple is the author of Florida: The Natural Wonders, Southwest Florida's Wetland Wilderness, The Florida Keys, and Big Cypress Swamp and the Ten Thousand Islands. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.

Doug Perrine, of Hawaii, is the author and/or photographer of
five other books. Since 1985 his primary occupation has been a
freelance writer/photographer specializing in marine life.

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