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  • Challenge question #3

    Hudson Falls Middle School (
    Thu, 27 Feb 1997 13:32:06 -0500

    Ms. Lobb's period 6 class from Hudson Falls Middle School, Hudson
    Falls, New York answers:
    Manatees are smaller than the whale so they can't maintain a
    constant body temperature or generate enough. They also do not have as much
    blubber as a whale. The whale is about ten times the size of the manatee.
    Manatees are usually 12.7 to 13 feet. Most whales that live in colder
    waters are 5 times that size.