How many manatees are there on Earth?

Answer The West Indian Manatee is most populous near Florida, where recent surveys have seen approximately 5,100 manatees in January 2010. Outside of Florida, however, little is known about the manatee po... Read More »

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How many manatees are left on Earth?

According to, some 3,800 manatees remain in the United States. Outside the U.S., little is known about the manatee population. The manatee is still an endangered species, despit... Read More »

How much do manatees eat?

Every day, manatees eat about 10 to 15 percent of their body weight. Being herbivores, or plant eaters, their diet consists of item such as turtle grass, manatee grass, tape grass, water lettuce an... Read More »

The Diet of Manatees?

The slow-moving manatee is a unique life form. With no natural predator, it spends most of its days eating and sleeping, with only sporadic movement to get from one feeding source to the next. This... Read More »

Do alligators eat manatees?

Alligators seem to have no predatory interest in manatees at all. An alligator has never been observed to attack a manatee, although an alligator would certainly scavenge from a manatee carcass. Th... Read More »