Manatee

By Jaxon

General Information

Mammal

Life Span: The manatee can live up to 60 years or older.

Size: The average manatee is about 10 feet long and weighs between 800 and 1,200 pounds.

Body: The manatee is gray but seems to be brownish-gray and has two flippers and a tail and has small hairs all over it’s body.

The manatee has no exterior and visible neck. The manatee has a very large flexible upper lip which guides food into their mouth.