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  • Yesterday, I finished reading "Eotheroides lambondrano, new middle Eocene seacow (Mammalia, Sirenia) from the Mahajanga Basin, northwestern Madagascar."

    Howard Hughes Just Feels Safer Inside

  • [I] f they're exploring whale shapes, why not other aquatic creatures, like the seacow?

    Boing Boing

  • There were some ancient marine mammals like Odobenocetops, Desmostylians or the giant seacow Rytiodus which had enlarged teeth too.

    BoarCroc

  • Andrey had shaved his beard, but his mustache had grown and hung down, and gave his round head the appearance of a seacow or walrus.

    Mother

  • Not knowing any more about such things than a seacow knows of the summer solstice, I assented to all his propositions and went my way with my apprehensions completely allayed.

    The House An Episode in the Lives of Reuben Baker, Astronomer, and of His Wife, Alice

  • It is properly called the "manatee," or seacow; measures fifteen feet in length, has two fin-like arms, is covered with hair, and often weighs twelve hundred pounds.

    The Wanderers Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and Orinoco

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  • "Big brutes of ocean-going steamers floundering along in the dark, lowing out like seacows. "
    Joyce,Ulysses, 13

    January 14, 2007