Manatees (family Trichechidae, genus Trichechus) are large, fully aquatic, mostly
herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as sea cows. There are three ...
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Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts
about Florida manatees.
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, ...
As Florida's human population increases and waterfront development continues,
manatees are losing the habitats they rely on to survive.
Manatees are now quite rare. Perhaps only 2,500 are left in the USA. In ancient
times, sailors mistook them for mermaids or sirens on account of their long tails.
Nov 12, 2014 ... Manatees live in the water, but evolved from four-legged marine mammals, and
they are vulnerable in the wild because of their slow ...
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The manatee is a large, bulky aquatic mammal with flippered forelimbs and a
spatula-shaped tail. Manatees can grow to 12 feet in length and weigh up to
Manatees roam the waters of southeast Florida from April through October -- but
when things get a bit chilly, they head to places like freshwater springs, where ...