Dugongs name comes from the Tagalog name “dugong”, which originates from the Malay term “duyung”, which means “lady of the sea”. Maybe it’s because dugongs served as inspiration for ancient seafaring tales of sirens and mermaids. Read more about these amazing mammals.
Tapirs are really interesting animals that look like a pig with a trunk. Many people think that tapirs are anteaters, but they have nothing in common with them. Tapirs are herbivores and are most closely related to horses and rhinos. Read more about these wonderful creatures that need our help.