The name dugong comes from the Malay word duyung, meaning "lady of the sea." Some believe that dugongs inspired seafarers’ tales of mermaids and sirens. Dugongs are critically endangered in the Philippines. In 1991, the dugong became the first marine mammal to be protected in the Philippines.
- Approximately 10 inches long with a 14.5-inch circumference.
- Each hand-knit item is unique and sizes may vary slightly.
Hand knit with love by a mama who also plants rice in the rice terraces (take a look at the P20 bill to see what they look like).