How did Christopher Columbus mistake a manatee for a mermaid? As you examine CollectA’s lifelike Manatee, you probably won’t spot a resemblance to a mythical fish-tailed woman. But you may be captivated by this unusual creature’s placid expression. Manatees live in slow-moving water, feeding on small fish and underwater plants. Like all aquatic mammals, they have to surface in order to breathe. The Manatee figure is detailed and realistic, a perfect addition to your child’s collection. The 5.9”L x 3”H Manatee is one of the beautifully sculpted figures in CollectA’s Sea Life Collection. Create a natural world in miniature with high quality toy animal replicas from CollectA. CollectA is known as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of the finest scaled replica collections. When they play with these replicas, children learn more about the animals and their environment, while having fun at the same time. Role play encourages the development of your child’s imagination and creativity. All CollectA models are crafted to the highest standards and made with high quality, safe, phthalate-free, lead-free materials.
High quality molded figurineNon-Toxic Environmentally Friendly Baby, ammonia freeManatees demonstrate discrimination and task-learning abilities similar to dolphins and pinnipeds in acoustic and visual studies.CollectA has enlisted the help of experts from around the world to ensure that every model is factually accurate and true to life, so little ones get to learn while they play.All CollectA products are individually handcrafted with only the finest materials and rigorously tested to ensure they meet the highest safety standards.CollectA’s mission is to build “a natural world in miniature”. Using role play, children gain a deeper knowledge of the animals. Excellent for educational purposes, endangered species awareness, and environmental consciousness.Sea Life Manatee measures 5.9″ L x 3″ H and makes a great compliment to CollectA’s manatee calves (sold separately).As you examine CollectA’s lifelike Manatee, you might wonder how Christopher Columbus once mistook a manatee for a mermaidThe Manatee figure is detailed and realistic, a perfect addition to your child’s collectionColor : N/AAge: 3 year and above