Friday, 19 January 2018

Sirenians of the World


Sirenians or Sea Cows are a group of large herbivores that inhabit rivers and seas. The group includes three species of Manatee (West Indian, which includes the races Florida Manatee and Caribbean Manatee; African Manatee and Amazonian Manatee) and the Dugong. While Manatees have large, paddle-shaped tails, dugongs have dolphin-like tail flukes. The Amazonian Manatee, characterized by a pale patch on its belly, is the only manatee exclusive to freshwater ecosystems (in the Amazon Basin). 

All four species are classified as 'Vulnerable' by the IUCN. Their conservation threats include hunting, habitat loss, coastal development and collision with vessels. 

Get the compilation as posters and prints from my webstore here.

For orders within India, e-mail me on rohanchakcartoonist@gmail.com. The range of products for Indian orders is as follows-
A2 Posters (loose)- Rs. 1200 each
Mounted Posters (A3- Individual species and compilation)- Rs. 2000
Loose Posters (A3- Individual species and compilation)- Rs. 500 for the first copy and Rs. 200 for the second copy onwards
Fridge Magnets (65 x 65 mm, Printed in sets of 4)- 4 sea cow caricatures for Rs. 1200
Coffee Mug (Compilation)- Rs. 850

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