Manatee Quiz!
Think you know everything there is to know about West Indian manatees? Dive into the underwater world of these unique aquatic mammals and test your knowledge of Trichechus trivia. Scroll down -- there's quizzes for kids and adults, too.

Try your hand at Quiz 4!

Score Ranking:
0% - 40% = Newbie Newborn
50% - 70% = So-So Seacow
80% - 100% = Sirenian Smartie


Manatee Calves
For ages kindergarten through sixth grade. You're just starting out. See what you know about manatees and learn something new at the same time!

©Laura Kelly

Manatee Calves: Quiz 1
Artwork from the children's book Sam the Sea Cow by Francine Jacobs is featured on Quiz 1. All images are posted by arrangement with Walker & Co.


©Paul Brent

Manatee Calves: Quiz 2
Artwork from the children's book J.Rooker, manatee by Jan Haley is featured on Quiz 2.

©Tim Thomas

Manatee Calves: Quiz 3
Artwork from the children's book Buddy Manatee, written and illustrated by Tim Thomas, is featured on Quiz 3.


©Suzanne Tate


Manatee Calves: Quiz 4
Artwork from the children's book Mary Manatee: A Tale of Sea Cows by Suzanne Tate and illustrated by James Melvin, is featured on Quiz 4.

If you are interested in purchasing Sam the Sea Cow, J. Rooker manatee, or Mary Manatee, they can be found at the "Gift Items for Children" section at our Manatee Gifts page. Buddy Manatee can be purchased at Amazon.com.


Manatee Adults
Okay, so you've been around the block a few times, but let's see if age and experience mean you really know more about manatees. For junior high students and above

© Robert Rattner Manatee Adults: Quiz 1

© William Garvin
Manatee Adults: Quiz 2

© Laura M. Osteen

Manatee Adults: Quiz 3

© Robert Rattner



Manatee Adults: Quiz 4



Special thanks to photographers Robyn Churchill, Jeff Foott, William Garvin, Wayne Hartley, David Schrichte, Laura M. Osteen, Robert Rattner, Walker Stanberry, and Cary Wien for the use of their images for the Manatee Adults quizzes. If you would like to inquire about their photos, you can get their contact information at the Manatee Photo Information page.

All photographs and images used on the quiz pages are copyrighted and can only be used with permission.


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