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Siren's swan song?

Siren's swan song?

作者:利棺俚  时间:2019-03-05 12:06:01  人气:

By Fred Pearce WHAT hope for the mermaid? The first ever global study of the dugong—the creature that fuelled ancient seafarers’ fevered fantasies about mermaids—concludes that it is the most spectacular casualty of the worldwide destruction of coastal ecosystems. Nobody knows how many of the secretive creatures still survive. But they seem to be disappearing or extinct in most of the 37 tropical countries that have been home to the dugong in recent times, says Helene Marsh of James Cook University in Townsville,