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    Updated on Sep 1, 2020. Posted on Mar 25, 2015

    19 Reasons Manatees Are The Absolute Best Creatures In The Galaxy

    HAPPY MANATEE APPRECIATION DAY!

    1. They have the cutest faces in the history of faces.

    2. And they're always available for a hug.

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    3. They'll even give you a little kiss if you ask politely for one!

    4. They'll pop up to say "I love you" whenever you need to hear it.

    5. And they're happy to accompany you on any of your adventures.

    6. They're excellent listeners.

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    7. And they are easily the SWEETEST little babies.

    8. IS THIS NOT THE FRIENDLIEST FACE YOU HAVE EVER SEEN?!

    9. WHO COULD RESIST KISSING THIS NOSE?!

    10. They have the most handsome little smiles.

    11. And they always appreciate a good armpit scratch.

    12. They are the cuddliest little snuggle bears in all the land.

    13. And they have the cutest family gatherings the world has ever seen.

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    14. They'll do anything to make a new friend, even if it's a little embarrassing.

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    15. No one has ever looked this cute drinking from a bottle.

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    16. No one has ever looked this adorable just floating around in the water doing nothing.

    17. NO ONE'S WHISKERS ARE THIS KISSABLE.

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    18. AND NO FACE IS THIS FLAWLESS, MAGICAL, KIND, AND SWEET.

    19. So happy Manatee Appreciation Day to all of our whiskered buddies out there, because you're the absolute BEST.

    For more information on manatee rescue and rehabilitation, visit savethemanatee.org.

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