Interesting Facts: Manatees

Silly, 'butt' true...did you know that tooting is important for manatees in order to adjust their buoyancy? They can use the release of gas to go lower in the water or come up to the surface to breathe. Listen as Senior Aquarium Biologist Kat Boerner explains starting at 12 minutes!

Bring our manatees to your classroom. It'll be a gas.

How do you train a 3000-pound relative of the elephant? Learn how we care for Hugh and Buffett, our resident West Indian manatees, and find out how big and smart they are during a SeaTrek.TV video conference. This lesson is geared for grades 3-5. Book it today.

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