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What weights over 1000 pounds, looks a bit like a walrus with wrinkled, gray-brown, spongy skin, is sometimes called a "sea cow", is related to the elephant, was mistaken for mermaids, can eat more than 100 pounds of vegetables per day, and travels an average of 3 to 5 miles per hour? The manatee, of course!

The Taínos of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean enjoyed manatee meat and considered it a delicacy.