Swim With The Manatees
A Few Manatee Facts

  • Average Manatee 10ft long and weighing 800 - 1200 lbs
  • They have been known to reach 13 ft long and weigh up to 3500lbs
  • When they are born, they're 3-4 ft long and weighing 60-70lbs
  • Manatees are herbivors plant eating animals
  • Manatee replace worn teeth through out there lifetime
  • Manatees have fairly good vision and can distinguish colors
  • Manatee cannot survive in water temperatures less than 68 degree's (20 Celsius)
  • Manatees spend 6 - 8 hours a day eating up to 10% of there body weight
  • Manatees surface for air every 3 - 5 minutes
  • Manatee do not form permanent bonds when breeding
  • When reastin, Manatees can stay submerged for 20 minutes