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Manatees: The Gentle Giants

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How could a manatee with its whiskered face and distinctly rotund shape be mistaken for a seductive mermaid by ancient sailors? Manatees, the reclusive sea cows who love nothing more than to eat sea grass and sleep, are a marine mammal. They use their paddle-like tail to slowly cruise the coastal and inland waters of Florida. These sausage-shaped oddities have endeared ...more
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Cuttlefish Publishing
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Mary
Jan 11, 2014 Mary rated it really liked it
This book doesn't contain much text, but Sweeney's beautiful underwater photos of the breathtaking manatee don't require it. This book makes a great coffee table book, discussion starter, and memory of my time in Florida swimming with manatees.
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