BLOBBEROUS FRIDAY ON SATURDAY ...
Also known as sea-cows, these are the weary miniature-whale-like dwellers of the tropical shallows.
... they are only miniature compared to whales, however. These gentle giants graze day-long on seaweed and other straggly underwater greens ...
Their inset eyes appear closed when they are open:
Though not conventionally pretty, they are very photogenic with kindly-looking faces:
Manatees often became victims to boat propellers till the laws were changed in Florida and some other places, insisting that propellers be housed in cages just like the wire box manufacturers have to put around household fans:
Manatees are mammals so their babies drink milk:
The babies are tiny and very cute ...
V I D E O . . .
Phooey! - Husband has lost weight on holiday while I have put on far too many pounds. Not a happy bunny. But I enjoyed it all.
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