February 12, 2018By BIRA’AU WILSON SAENI Originally Published in the July to September 2017 issue of the Solomon Islands Star – Maliata Magazine The dugong, or ia tekwa in the Lau language, is a taboo animal for the people of Bailangi and Buni tribes. For ages, it has been forbidden to eat dugong. This taboo is based on a legend […]Project Partner
A dugong leaves a trail of bare sand after feeding on seagrass. This is called a "dugong trail."
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