Resources for Students

Manatees: Florida's Gentle Giants Coloring Book
Download a free manatee coloring book and other materials.

Get Manatee Information

  • Manatee Information Web Page
    Be sure to check out the Manatee Facts and Manatee FAQ pages. You’ll also find information on migration, mortality, manatee research, birth and reproduction, and sirenians of the world.
  • Sign up for the free bi-monthly Paddle Tales eNewsletter
  • Request our free Manatee Education Packet for Students. Send an email to with your name, mailing address, and grade level.

Download Free PDFs

Watch Videos

  • Closeup of manatee on the webcams
    Watch manatees on the webcams at Blue Spring State Park and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs State Park in Florida.

    Manatee Webcams at Blue Spring State Park and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

  • Learn With Manfred Manatee animated videos
  • Manatee Conservation Videos
    See links to several videos with manatee conservation messages on our Boater Resources page, including Boating Safely with Manatees, How to Report a Speed Zone Violation, How to Report a Distressed Manatee, Manatees and Entanglement, Responsible Paddling Near Manatees and more.
  • Manatee Videos on YouTube

Discover Additional Learning Options

View Online Bibliographies

  • Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia is a searchable index by Dr. Daryl P. Domning, a member of Save the Manatee Club’s Board of Directors and Professor of Anatomy at Howard University, Washington, D.C. He is also a Research Associate in Paleobiology at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, and a Research Associate in Vertebrate Paleontology at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, California.
  • Manatee Research Publications and Links from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Online Bibliography from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Sirenia Project in Gainesville, FL. (Type “manatees” in the Search box at the top of the page.)

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