Dugong discovery: Large population found off Qatar

Scientists say much more needs to be done to protect mammals’ habitat.

    The waters off Qatar are home to the world’s second-largest population of dugongs, sea mammals that eat underwater grass.

    Usually, they like to move alone, or in a small group.

    But there is a phenomenon happening off Qatar that does not occur anywhere else in the world.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker has this exclusive report.


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