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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Indian_manatee

The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) or "sea cow" is a manatee, and the largest surviving member of the aquatic mammal order Sirenia The West ...

www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Library/Mammals/West-Indian-Manatee.aspx

Scientific Name: Trichechus manatus. Manatee Swimming Description: Sometimes known as “sea cow” because it forages on aquatic plants, the West Indian ...

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Reaching up to 13 feet (4 meters) long and weighing as many as 1300 pounds ( 600 kilograms), West Indian manatees look more like small cars than people.

www.savethemanatee.org/manfcts.htm

Description: West Indian manatees are large, gray aquatic mammals with bodies that taper to a flat, paddle-shaped tail. They have two forelimbs, called flippers, ...

www.fws.gov/southeast/wildlife/mammal/manatee

The West Indian manatee is a large, aquatic mammal. There are two subspecies of West Indian manatees: the Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) ...

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Taxonomic Notes: The West Indian Manatee is currently divided into the Florida ( T. m. latirostris) and Antillean (T. m. manatus) subspecies (Hatt 1934, Domning ...

www.nhptv.org/natureworks/manatee.htm

The West Indian manatee is an aquatic mammal. It is gray or brown and has a very light covering of fur. It has a broad head with a big upper lip that has short ...

oceana.org/marine-life/marine-mammals/west-indian-manatee

The West Indian manatee is one of three manatees and four sea cows (along with the dugong) alive today. This species lives in warm waters of the western ...

www.nps.gov/ever/learn/nature/manateepage.htm

While some claim the West Indian manatee is ugly, with "a face only a mother could love," most people are drawn to this marine creature, describing it as homely ...

www.arkive.org/west-indian-manatee/trichechus-manatus

Possibly mistaken for mermaids by Christopher Columbus on a voyage to America, the West Indian manatee is a large, rotund, aquatic mammal. The tough skin ...