Manatees are located around the world, mostly in tropical Diet
warm water areas.
Manatees are herbivores and eat different types of
oceanic and freshwater plants.
Manatees can be found in the warm water coastlines and
rivers of Florida, the Carribbean, Africa, the Amazon and
parts of Asia. The manatee is not confined to these
areas but these are where the largest populations are
Manatees grow to be approximately 10 - 12 feet in length.
A female manatee's pregnancy period is approximately
12 months and will generally have one calf.
One of the Manatee's closest relatives is the elephant.
The Manatee's greatest threat is due to human