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Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by animalszoos, 29 Feb 2016.

  1. animalszoos

    animalszoos Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know what dugongs are fed in captivity?
    I know they eat sea grasses in the wild but then I heard that zoos cannot afford to grow these grasses!:confused:
     
  2. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    they are mainly fed on leaf vegetables, e.g. lettuce, cabbage, spinach, etc.