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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Found from Florida to Guyana, the West Indian manatee includes two subspecies . The Florida manatee (Trichecus manatus latirostris) is native to the ...

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