Manatee Habitat

Manatee Habitat

Manatee Habitat and Distribution Due to the way their bodies are designed, the manatee doesn’t do well in cold waters. Therefore you will find them where the water is going to be at a warm temperature all the time. In fact, they won’t be able to survive if the waters...
West Indian Manatee

West Indian Manatee

West Indian Manatee – Trichechus manatus The West Indian Manatee is the largest out there in the world. On average they will weigh about 1,300 pounds and be approximately 11 feet long. They range in color from light to dark shades of gray. They live in warm...
Amazonian Manatee

Amazonian Manatee

Amazonian Manatee – Trichechus inunguis Living only in bodies of freshwater, the Amazonian Manatee is generally found in lakes and lagoons. They tend to find them off of the branches of larger rivers. This allows them the ability to move back and forth between...