Why West Africa's Manatee deserves top CMS and CITES protection
The African Manatee is a member of the Trichechidae; a sirenian, mermaid-like sea cow that can grow up to 3 meters and weigh 500 kilograms. Wetlands International is calling for tougher protection measures to ensure the survival of this endangered species.
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Related Action(s): Conservation du Lamantin ouest africain (Trichechus Senegalensis)