Did you know?
- Manatees surface every three to five minutes but can hold their breath and remain underwater for up to 20 minutes.
- Manatees are capable of living to be about 50‑60 years old in the wild. However, due to the dangers they face in today’s world, the average life span is only 8‑13 years.
- Manatees are around 10 feet in length and weigh about 800‑1,200 pounds.