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Historical Examples of manati
As we have said, the manati has no appearance of hind-limbs.
It is known as the Manati, and the Portuguese call it “peixe boi,” which is only “fish-cow” done into Portuguese.Popular Adventure Tales
This manati was for long a joy to the whole island, and many natives and Christians daily visited this animal.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)
Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
It is known as the Manati, and the Portuguese call it “peixe hoi,” which is only “fish-cow” done into Portuguese.
These were the “calves” in the act of suckling, for such is the mode in which the manati nourishes her young.