The oldest manatee in the world

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Representatives of the Guinness Book of records found in the Oceanarium of the American city of Bradenton, Florida, the oldest manatee in the world. The age of the mammal named Snute is 68 years. All his life he lived at the local pool.

One male named Snooty was born on 21 July 1948. He has become one of the main attractions of the city. Florida manatees reach 4.5 meters or more in length. They live in both fresh and salt water. Previously on these herbivores were hunted for their fat and meat, at the moment, and hunting them is forbidden.

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