Manatee Rescue on February 13, 2009

manatee and researchers

Manatee Rescue on February 13, 2009

FWC biologists evaluate manatee.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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