Photo: National Geographic
Manatee Appreciation Day is widely celebrated in areas with large manatee populations such as Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean. The main objective of the day of awareness is to continue to educate people all over the world of the harm the three manatee species face and what everyone can do to keep these cute and lovable "sea cows" safe.
If you would like to learn more, Mommy Maestra has gathered resources with neat Manatee facts, great books and printables. Enjoy!
National Geographic Kids: West Indian Manatee
National Geographic: Manatee Facts
Manatee Facts for Kids
National Geographic Readers: Manatees (Paperback)
A True Book: Manatees (Paperback)
Manatee Alert App
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