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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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The dugong is a vulnerable species. I took this photo in Busuanga, Philippines, which is home to about 30 dugongs. Dugongs eat seaweed in amounts of about 10 percent of their body weight each day. Here, golden trevallies are clinging around the dugong's mouth to get the meal.

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Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © reiko takahashi