manatee facts Tag

Here are some Manatee Facts for Kids: Manatees are marine mammals. Manatees are also known as sea cows. Manatees are gentle, non-aggressive animals. There are three species of manatees: West Indian Manatees (Trichechus Manatus), West African Manatees (Trichechus Senegalensis), Amazonian or South American Manatees (Trichechus Inunguis). ...

Here is some interesting information regarding these gentle and fascinating creatures of the sea: Manatees are typically found in shallow coastal areas and rivers where they feed on sea grass, mangrove leaves, and algae. These herbivores munch on food for almost half the day, eating...