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The Animals


giant freshwater crayfish


  • are sometimes called 'sea cows' because they graze on sea grass;
  • give birth to one calf every 3 to 7 years and the calves drink milk;
  • grow to 3m long and can weigh 300kg and they can live for 70 years;
  • breathe air through nostrils near the top of their heads.

Further information about the dugongs can be found at these sites:

Threats which affect this animal in this Menagerie™ ADD-ON Habitat are:

Pollution - including oil spills, chemicals, sewage, soil washing into water, rubbish (eg. plastic bags, fishing lines and nets), may kill animals or their food supply.


This animal lives in these habitats:

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