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20 Photos Of Manatees Doing Manatee Things And Being Very Cute (PHOTOS)

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Manatees are the cutest. (Their cousin, the dugong, is also quite winning!)

1. They high five!
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2. They are sometimes really, really adorably fat.
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3. Birds ride for free.
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4. They scratch their bottoms.
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5. This is how they nap.
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6. They show off their bellies!
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7. Manatees have whiskers.
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8. And the cutest smiles.
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9. Sometimes they look like old men watching TV.
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10. Manatees always seem happy.
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11. They have fish friends over for a buffet.
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12. Surprise! They have flippernails.
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13. Even coming out of the dark, they aren't scary.
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14. Some enjoy a good belly scratch (but don't touch if you ever see one!)
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15. Manatees always share snacks.
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16. Have we mentioned they're so round and cute?
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17. Manatee babies always love their mothers.
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18. They party together in warm water in winter.
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19. Thanks to their vegan habits, the manatee's nickname is "sea cow."
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20. They're up for adventure, but they also need our help to survive.
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Clarification: Photo #4 above is of a dugong, a close relative of the manatee. But we don't discriminate and want to share the love.

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