Orphaned dugongs become conservation icons in Thailand

Little Jamil bobbed in a white-tiled tank next to tubs of rehabilitating turtles with severed flippers or other injuries.

The dugong’s digestive system was failing, causing gas to build up in his stomach and intestines. His heart was beating too fast.

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