The Hindu , 22 March 2006
Sea cow washed ashore
Ramanathapuram: A sea cow was washed ashore at Kundhukal on Tuesday. Sources said the carcass was two and half metres long. There was no immediate information about the reasons that led to death of the sea cow. After post-mortem, its body was laid to rest. Forest officials have sent a report to the Chief Wildlife Warden.