Gallery description : manatee pictures

Manatee is a mammal that standardly lives in warm coastal waters and slow-moving rivers. It has a smooth covering and can speed up to 22km/h (13mph). Manatee (trichechus manatu) usually is 2.8-3.6m (9.2-12ft) and has a weight 400-550kg (800-1,212lbs). The animal lives 50-70 years in a solitary lifestyle. Eats mostly: sea grass, algae, flowers

Facts about manatees
NameManatee
Size2.8-3.6m (9.2-12ft)
Skin TypeSmooth
Weight400-550kg (800-1,212lbs)
PhylumChordata
ColourGrey, brown
Scientific NameTrichechus manatu
TypeMammal
Conservation StatusEndangered
Main PreySea grass, algae, flowers
Top Speed22km/h (13mph)
KingdomAnimalia
OrderSirenia
FamilyTrichechidae
ClassMammalia
HabitatWarm coastal waters and slow-moving rivers
LifestyleSolitary
DietHerbivore
PredatorsHuman, sharks
Life Span50-70 years
GenusTrichechus
Average Litter Size1
Image Details
Description Manatee pictures. Bing Worldwide, 2015-03-25 [1920×1200] & [1920×1080]
Width 3264 pixels
Heigh 2448 pixels
File type JPG
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