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West Indian Manatee

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-The West Indian Manatee(Tirchechus manatus) or sea cow is the largest surviving member of the aquatic mammal order Sireina.

-It is very agile in water and are not territorial as they have evolved in areas without natural predators.

-They mainly live in shallow rivers and creeks.

- They use communication more like their close relitive the elephant.

-They feed on about 60 plant species, which include sea grasses as their major food source -Its an endagered speices.

-Most deaths and injurys involve watercraft.

-They can be found munching on sea grass or playing around in the water, fliping or swiming upside down.