Gallery description : pictures of a manatee

Manatees are mammals that lead a solitary lifestyle. Sometimes manatees are called trichechus manatu, this is a scientific name for the animal. 22km/h (13mph) - the speed with which cats can run. Manatees life span is 50-70 years. The animal has a weight of 400-550kg (800-1,212lbs). 2.8-3.6m (9.2-12ft) is a size of a manatee.

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Facts about manatees
NameManatee
ClassMammalia
PredatorsHuman, sharks
Average Litter Size1
Weight400-550kg (800-1,212lbs)
Top Speed22km/h (13mph)
DietHerbivore
OrderSirenia
Main PreySea grass, algae, flowers
Skin TypeSmooth
LifestyleSolitary
FamilyTrichechidae
Size2.8-3.6m (9.2-12ft)
TypeMammal
HabitatWarm coastal waters and slow-moving rivers
GenusTrichechus
Life Span50-70 years
Scientific NameTrichechus manatu
Conservation StatusEndangered
PhylumChordata
ColourGrey, brown
KingdomAnimalia
Image Details
Description Pictures of a manatee. Manatee Born at SeaWorld Orlando
Width 3000 pixels
Heigh 1997 pixels
File type JPG
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