Beautiful photos and text examine the issues endangered manatees face and how they can be saved.Then the mother manatee will give birth to her calf in the water. A mother manatee will nurse her calffor 1 to 2 years. 12 Manatee babies are much larger than human babies. Manatee calves weigh close to 66 pounds (30 kilograms) at birth.
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