• Manatees are animals that live in warm water.
    • Manatees are nicknamed "sea cows."
    • A manatee's face is covered with whiskers. Scientists call whiskers "vibrissae."
  • Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry
    herbivore Noun

    organism that eats mainly plants.

    Encyclopedic Entry: herbivore
    manatee Noun

    threatened marine mammal native to the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.

    vibrissae Plural Noun

    whiskers.

    wetland Noun

    area of land covered by shallow water or saturated by water.

    Encyclopedic Entry: wetland
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