Manatees

Los manatís

Les lamantins

Manatees

Manatees

Manatees

Manatees

Informational (nonfiction), 1,004 words, Level P (Grade 2)

Manatees are large, gentle sea mammals that are shaped like chubby dolphins and have pudgy, wrinkled faces. This book describes the various species of manatees, where they can be found, and their behaviors. It concludes with a discussion of the threats to manatee survival and steps being taken to protect these endangered animals.