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Common Name

Manatee (man-uh-tee) or Sea Cow
Male - Bull
Female - Cow
Baby - Calf
Group - Herd
Scientific Name
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Sirenia
Family: Trichechidae
Species: Amazonian Manatee - Trichechus inunguis
West African Manatee - Trichechus senagalensis
West Indian Manatee - Trichechus manatus
Sub-Species: Florida Manatee - Trichechus manatus latirostris
Antillian Manatee - Trichechus manatus manatus
Family: Dugongidae (Arctic Sea Cows and Dugongs)

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