Gallery description : stellers sea cow

Stellers Sea Cow (hydrodamalis gigas) is an animal of the mammal type. It inhabits arctic tundra. The animal weights about 8000kg (8.8tons) and lives for 50 - 80 years. Large sharks and humans predators are dangerous for stellers sea cows. Look up the table below to learn more information.

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Facts about stellers sea cows
NameStellers Sea Cow
ClassMammalia
Skin TypeSmooth
KingdomAnimalia
Conservation StatusExtinct
Extinct1758 ad
Weight8000kg (8.8tons)
Average Litter Size1
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameHydrodamalis gigas
DietHerbivore
TypeMammal
HabitatArctic tundra
Life Span50 - 80 years
Distinctive FeaturesEnormous body size and toothless mouths
FamilyDugongidae
LifestyleHerd
GenusHydrodamalis
Main PreySea grasses, algae, flowers
Size (L)8m - 9m (26ft - 30ft)
ColourGrey, brown, black
OrderSirenia
PredatorsLarge sharks and humans
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