Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, life cycle, and threats to manatees, including commercial hunters, pollution, and boats.A manateea#39;s life cycle An adult manatee weighs about 1, 000 pounds (454 kg) and is about ten to thirteen feet (3-4 m) long. An adult female ... When a manatee is mature, it can mate, or join together with another manatee to make babies. A juvenile manatee eats many plants a day, so its body can grow bigger and stronger.
|Author||:||Bobbie Kalman, Hadley Dyer|
|Publisher||:||Crabtree Publishing Company - 2006|