'Ocean': Ministry Names Rescued Dugong In Qatar| MENAFN.COM

Monday, 08 August 2022 05:02 GMT

'Ocean': Ministry Names Rescued Dugong In Qatar


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula Online

Doha: The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change officially named the dugong (sea cow) that was recently rescued in Qatar 'Ocean', making it the first dugong with a name in the region. 

The Ministry announced the rescue of 'Ocean' on Tuesday in Khor Al Adaid in cooperation with two Qatari environmental activists Khalifa Omar Saleh Al-Hamidi and Ahmed Saad Al-Fayyadh Al-Khalidi. 

Ocean was then transferred to the Fuwairit area (sea turtles project) where ponds are equipped for raising young turtles.

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