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  • Among the animals are the puma, manatee (sea cow), alligator and crocodile, but the number of these has been greatly diminished by hunting.
  • The manatee, or sea-cow, frequents the mouths of rivers, the sargasso drifts, and the regions of submarine fresh-water springs off the coast.
  • On the coast and in the Orinoco there may be found the manatee and the dolphin.
  • The hippopotamus, manatee, crocodile and beaver are found in the rivers, and both land and fresh-water tortoises are common.
  • The "manatee" (Manatus americanus) is found in the Atrato and other large Colombian rivers.

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